Thread: Atemi
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Old 06-15-2002, 05:46 PM   #3
Michael Mules
Dojo: yoshinkan
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 8
The only source I have to hand is Gozo Shioda (founder of Yoshinkan Aikido) in his book Total Aikido (p.24):

'Ueshiba Sensei, said, "In a real battle, atemi is seventy percent, technique is thirty percent."'

Hope that helps.


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