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Old 08-03-2011, 11:11 AM   #48
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Re: Aikido is Elbow Power

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Mike Sigman wrote: View Post
Generally, the power from the ground goes up the legs to hips and dantien and then the shortest path to the point of application.

The idea is a fairly common one in a number of Chinese martial-arts.

Mike Sigman
It's a fairly common idea for punching, shooting basketball, knife throwing, opening a door etc.

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