OK, I'm clueing in, as I said in my reply to Peter, I thought people meant to run always and without doing anything else but as Colleen and Thomas posted about getting an advantage against your attacker, then running, it makes complete sense to me now.
Thank you all.
Originally posted by akiy
Being able to back up in the same manner as one learns how to enter in aikido is, I believe, a very important and understated principle...
Umm, are you referring to tenshi(tenshi is the term for the movement where you back up isn't it?) or something else?