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Old 05-02-2006, 06:15 PM   #7
Dojo: Sand Drift Aikikai, Cocoa Florida
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 824
Re: Trying to Get the Tai Sabaki Straight

We refer to Ushiro Tenkan #1 as "Tenshin." You'll find this term used in Best Aikido by Moriteru Ueshiba and they define it as a "sweeping body turn." I have also heard of Ushiro Tenkan #2 called "tenshin" as well.

Anne Marie Giri
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