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Old 11-01-2005, 09:03 PM   #23
David Yap
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 561
Re: can aikido benefit from chinese arts?

Xu Wenfung wrote:
However, as Ian point out wrt to kokyu, ki and internal power, I think such things exist in both arts; aikido and Chinese kung fu. As a matter of fact, internal power also exist in Indian martial art, Russian sambo, Greek Pankratian, BJJ, GrecoRoman Wrestling, Synchronized swimming, Figure Skating....etc etc. It is how it is been taught or emphasizes that differs between the various art.

Hi Boon,

First you said NO and then you qualified with a "yes"...

Happy holidays

David Y
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