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Old 02-04-2008, 02:48 PM   #5
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Re: Poll: Do you think physical aikido techniques can be totally explained by physics

Michael Riehle wrote: View Post
So I believe there's a bit of psychology, sort of, in the techniques.
ATEMI which doesn't strike it's target won't knock over a salt shaker.

There's eye-contact, eye-flicks, breath, timing...lots that physics doesn't begin to discuss. Not that I intend to get all foo-foo on yo' ass, just that they're not physics' thing.

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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