Bryan Bateman wrote:
One of my original students is now 15, and she has just switched into my senior class. It's been an eye opener for her, but, a couple of weeks back she was practicing with three strapping chaps (one a visitor from Holland), 2 well over 6 feet tall, and she floored all three of them one after the other with fantastic tenchinage's, it was a pleasure to watch.
a pleasure to read too! Make's you feel proud doesn't it?
As for your quote "I'm not from the KI end of the spectrum, but that's how I teach too, that's what all Aikido should be like."
You and I may agree but I'm not sure everyone in aikido does!