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Old 12-31-2006, 11:09 AM   #24
Lan Powers
Dojo: Aikido of Midland, Midland TX
Location: Midland Tx
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 660
Re: What's in a yonkyo?

Still an interesting topic for discussion though......(but yeah, kind of weird)
Our Shihan (Kato Sensei) does not aim at placing his pressure on the nerve point, but as you are planted the pressure focuses to that place.
Sword cutting is very prominent in his motion, but the pressure appears when he has you in the pin.
Combination I think, with intent, makes the best effect.
(subject to change, or correction)

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