Thread: kamae problem
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:31 AM   #10
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Re: kamae problem

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Patrick Fitzpatrick wrote: View Post
My aikido sensei says L kamae is most stable for Aikido.
* I believe him

My Iaido sensei says that parallel kamae is fastest for changing direction for sword work.
* I believe him

My chiropractor says that L kamae is bad for my hips.
* I believe him
Dear Patrick,
Your comparing apples to oranges.Aikido /Iaido are not the same posture.Your chiropractor may well have an opinion here based on financial considerations.
Cheers, Joe.
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