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Old 10-12-2006, 03:20 AM   #2
crbateman
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Re: Criss Angel and Koichi Tohei

The subject of Ki (qi, chi, etc.) is a controversial one, even within Aikido. Many swear by it, others swear AT it. Many feel it is fundamental, others scoff that it doesn't exist. Those in Tohei Sensei's Ki Society (Ki no Kenkyukai) have spent the bulk of their training embracing and developing it.

Rather than incite a controversy in this thread, I'll just stay on-topic here by saying that I have seen dojos outside the Ki Society where Ki training is also an integral part of the curriculum, and other dojos where Ki gets little or no mention at all. It is a very subjective thing. Many are getting Ki training without recognizing it as such.

And your Sensei doesn't have more Ki than you... He just knows how to use his better...
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