Thread: Defining Kokyu
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Old 07-17-2005, 02:10 PM   #43
Mike Sigman
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Re: Defining Kokyu

Jason Mokry wrote:
I simply wanted to explain a little about where my understanding of our principles comes from so y'all would know where I'm coming from when I posted about this subject again-sorta like introducing myself
No problem, Jason... perhaps I did misunderstand. If you would explain kokyu and it define it in terms of western terms, that was the question at hand.
Correct me if I am wrong. Are you saying that eastern teachers have intentionally withheld information from their western students, and that is why it is so difficult to pinpoint the meaning of/understand/practice Kokyu?
Yes. They also don't tell all their eastern students, either. If you'll notice, a number of O-Sensei's students went to outside sources for ki and kokyu understanding because O-Sensei didn't show them.


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