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Old 11-21-2005, 08:35 AM   #14
billybob
 
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Re: Poll: Which do you think is more important in aikido?

I think the chicken or the egg question has really frustrated us!!!!

I have stopped beating my wife Mr. Modesto, now if you could please get her to stop beating me!

I answered stability, because I found stillness before I found mobility. I answered stability because I found my center and hence my mobility while 'falling'. When I relaxed in koshi ukemi the world opened. Of course, this was many years ago, and if I relax in koshi ukemi now I'll surely die!!.

Dave
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