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Old 09-15-2000, 10:16 AM   #1
ze'ev erlich
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Dojo: Masatake Dojo - Israel Aikikai
Location: Rehovot - Israel
Join Date: Sep 2000
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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?


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

Ze'ev from Masatake Dojo Rehovot
Israeli Aikikai

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