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Old 05-31-2007, 08:52 PM   #4
Mark Uttech
Dojo: Yoshin-ji Aikido of Marshall
Location: Wisconsin
Join Date: Feb 2004
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Re: Awase (from Meaning of Competitive)

When teaching class, I have always translated 'awase' as meaning 'together'. In partner practice with bokken/jo, that means I have to be in tune with uke/nage. There's a oneness there.

In gassho,

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