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Old 05-30-2002, 03:48 PM   #35
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Originally posted by aiki_what

As to the question of atemi, isn't all techinque after the initial disruption/blending of balance/ki/flow just icing on the cake independent of whatever it is you use to take charge of the momentum?

The technique is just the stuff that happens after you have either blended and/or established an advantage.

Good points!

you seem to be broadening your definition of atemi beyond the one your original post suggested.

maybe you need to define what you mean by atemi.

for some of us,
extending ki can become a form of atemi

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