Thread: Aiki Pointers?
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Old 10-06-2010, 02:19 PM   #9
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Re: Aiki Pointers?

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Jeremy Hulley wrote: View Post
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 trained in a University dojo in Japan for a number of years, but we had to start practicing "otonasu kiai" (silent kiai) because some professors were complaining that when we had the windows open, our kiai disrupted their classes.
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