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Old 12-11-2006, 10:03 AM   #496
Mike Sigman
Location: Durango, CO
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Re: Aikido: The learning of natural movement

Dan Harden wrote:
I think his Idea of the one jin...and I had no idea what he was talking about last correct. In functional body use it is Aiki -age.
OK, thanks. So maybe now I have a better feel for what "Aiki-age" is. The idea of many jins all coming from one jin is, unfortunately, not just my idea. It is a ancient core tenet that's fairly obvious once you begin to pick up skills. It's part of the whole cosmology bandwagon that permeates Asian martial arts and, as such, is part of what Ueshiba was referring to cryptically (but using the standard cryptic phraseology) in the douka.


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