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Old 03-10-2008, 11:31 AM   #24
Larry Cuvin
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Dojo: Oregon Ki Society
Location: Tigard, Oregon
Join Date: Sep 2004
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Re: Resistance

At our dojo, as uke we are taught to act as mirrors of our try to accurately reflect the condition of his mind and body coordination. By extending Ki (which is our form of resisting), the nage should be able to find the holes in the technique being learned. I think this is most beneficial if both the uke and nage is approximately at the same skill level as they could continue to challenge their partner to the next level.
I agree that advanced students and sensei should offer the appropriate level of "challenge" to their students.

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