I think David Orange is wishfully (willfully?) deluded in this 'toddlers show aiki movement' theme.
And this I absolutely disagree with. Most young kids have terrible balance.
David Orange wrote:
Well, first, it's not simply relaxed movement. It's relaxed, balanced, centered and in timing and harmony with the obstructive movement of another person. And at a certain phase of child development, it is reliable.
At what phase of child development is this harmonious movement reliable?