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Old 10-12-2006, 06:22 AM   #3
raul rodrigo
Location: Quezon City
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Re: Criss Angel and Koichi Tohei

Angell is converting the horizontal force of the push into a vertical one, diverting it into the ground. (its vital that his hands are on uke's elbow, it helps him divert the force downward) Its a trick that Shingo Nakao Shihan showed to my sensei. Though we haven't done it with ten people pushing. I've seen an aikido shihan, Motohiro Fukakusa, do the unliftable body trick. I have no idea how he does it.
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