Thread: Rokkyo?
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Old 08-21-2000, 05:16 AM   #23
Dojo: NUI, Galway Aikido Club.
Location: Galway, Ireland.
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 334
"IMHO, you can't understand a technique without seeing and practicing it...

Very true. In Tiki Shewans book on Iaido (I read an extract on teaching movement) he says that not only has he never observed somebody learning better when given a verbal explanation, but also that they usually learn worse.
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