Jason Mokry wrote:
I sure will try to give you my take on it, Mike. Of course, this is just my opinion. (snip)
Fair enough, Jason, but "kokyu" includes various demonstrations like the jo-trick O-Sensei did, Tohei's "ki tricks", and so on and so on. I'm not sure how those relate to your "sweet spot", but if you could elucidate, I'd appreciate it. Incidentally, did you study from a western teacher or one of the Japanese teachers?