Thread: A center issue
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Old 07-25-2000, 12:07 AM   #5
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I think one of the best exercises we do in aikido to feel one's own center is katatedori tenkan (or, tai-no-henko). I remember spending over an hour with a fellow student when I first started feeling what I needed to do to get her to move. Another good exercise is katatedori irimi for the same reason.

We pretty much always start out our classes doing these two exercises.

-- Jun

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