Thread: Aiki Pointers?
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Old 10-05-2010, 01:33 PM   #4
Jeremy Hulley
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Re: Aiki Pointers?

Mark,

I know that some Ryuha have silent kiai and that in some iai styles silent kiai is encouraged when there is no audible kiai.

I don't know much about Ueshiba's kiai but coud see how kiai and kotodama could have been a power building/breathing/spiritual practice.

Last edited by Jeremy Hulley : 10-05-2010 at 01:37 PM. Reason: spelling and diction

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