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Old 02-26-2008, 05:25 PM   #52
Cady Goldfield
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,019
Re: why focus on internal power

Ueshiba realized that internal body skills (in addition to the mental training) made him able to truly "Stop the Spear" -- the very essence of the Budo, and the acknowledgement that internal power makes one capable of -not- fighting or being aggressive.