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Old 09-09-2011, 11:16 PM   #10
David Yap
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Re: inside the spiral vs. outside the spiral

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Ani Forbes wrote: View Post
cool, it's what we do. I don't know many dojos that practice that. Do you know who teaches that? My sensei, Kazuo Nomura, was a student of Tanaka Bansen sensei.
Ani,

Every aikikai style practises that, most just call the taisabaki "tenkan". I guess your teacher differentiates the turns/pivots as "Uchi tenkan" or "Soto Tenkan".

Incidentally, one of your dojo mates, Tadauchi-san, is training with us in Malaysia.

Regards

David Y
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