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Old 12-14-2006, 05:10 PM   #67
Erick Mead
 
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Re: How to teach and train relaxation

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Mike Sigman wrote:
Well, I'd be interested in seeing you implement that, Erick. It's certainly not what I do and what I know of in Asian martial arts.
I implement it every night I am in the Dojo and will again tonight. I will try to make these things a bit more organized, however, in written form.

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Mike Sigman wrote:
Maybe O-Sensei was misleading us with that "Ki of Heaven" and "Ki of Earth" stuff.
He just was not mechanically-minded. Biomechanically, an intuitive genius, but not capable or interested in Western analytical mechanics. He had great respect for it and advocated scientific approaches to his budo. He said so in Budo Renshu. He simply was not up to doing it himself.

Cordially,

Erick Mead
一隻狗可久里馬房但他也不是馬的.
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