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Old 09-12-2000, 09:25 AM   #8
Chuck Clark
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Hi George,

I'm one of the folks who clicked the 100 button.

I think all aikido movements come from and are really sword cuts. Atemi does not mean just striking for an effect from the impact with damage being done. Atemi also means something akin to " stunning with your energy" if that makes any sense.

All aikido principle and waza contains atemi in some way.

Chuck Clark
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