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Old 09-15-2000, 11:16 AM   #1
ze'ev erlich
 
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Hi Aikidoka,

In my opinion, five elements must exist in the basic techniques of Aikido:

1) Te Gatana
2) Hara
3) ground (using the legs and the ground)

4) breathing
5) timing


of course there are many more but these five are the most essential during first years of practice.

what do you think?


Ze'ev


[Edited by ze'ev erlich on September 15, 2000 at 03:14pm]

Ze'ev from Masatake Dojo Rehovot
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