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Old 08-19-2011, 07:21 AM   #60
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Re: philosophical or practical martial art?

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Carsten Möllering wrote: View Post
Just to give one example we deliver nakadaka ippon ken to the larynx as one basic form of atemi...

Other styles of aikido even don't aim to break the balance of uke, because this would be to aggressive.
Carsten this sounds like very confused thinking. Perhaps you could explain the spiritual nature of atemi to the larynx.

And please tell us tell us the names of any styles of aikido which don't aim to break the balance of uke.

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