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Old 08-27-2006, 02:12 PM   #4
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 534
Re: Kotegaeshi as an expression of love

David Skaggs wrote:
To O'Sensei Budo is love, Aikido is the true Budo then Aikido is an expression of love. Where in the execution of kotegaeshi is love expressed?
1) its defensive

2) you can hold on to facilitate a safer breakfall for the attacker

3) you're holding hands, thus reaching 1st base with the attacker

A secret of internal strength?:
"Let your weight from the crotch area BE in his hands."
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