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Old 08-14-2002, 08:27 PM   #19
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Bruce Baker wrote:
Ma ai is the ability to use techniques that work within the distance that is present.
Sorry Bruce it is not - can't change the definition.

Even worse - the last thing you want to do is think what technique you want to use. Mushin and all that. Maintain proper ma ai and the techniques will present themselves. A subsequent post you state the same - careful of contradictions.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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