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Old 11-13-2006, 07:02 PM   #12
David Orange
Dojo: Aozora Dojo
Location: Birmingham, AL
Join Date: Feb 2006
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Re: Aikido: The learning of natural movement

Jorgen Matsi wrote:
I think the moral of the story is that Aikido works on people with toddlers' sense of coordination and martial ability...
The moral is that nature is stronger than second nature. Everything in every human martial art comes from reflexes that a baby exhibits when he learns to stand and walk. It's all right there. Everything else is just refinement of those basic abilities.

"That which has no substance can enter where there is no room."
Lao Tzu

"Eternity forever!"
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