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Old 09-10-2008, 01:20 PM   #17
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Re: Push Test with Ueshiba

From Aikido Journal Issue 109

In an interview with Tohei

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Tohei wrote:
His posture was as solid as a rock and you couldn't budge him no matter how you pushed or pulled; yet he would toss me effortlessly without ever letting me feel that he was using any strength at all.
and

Quote:
Tohei wrote:
Sensei was as solid as a rock but also very relaxed, and that combination made him extremely strong. He had mastered relaxation by completely integrating it into his body.
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