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Old 02-04-2008, 04:08 PM   #7
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Re: Poll: Do you think physical aikido techniques can be totally explained by physics

Don J. Modesto wrote: View Post
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.
Yes. Exactly.

Don J. Modesto wrote: View Post
Not that I intend to get all foo-foo on yo' ass, just that they're not physics' thing.
Well, thank goodness for that. My world view wouldn't be able to handle it.

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