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Old 10-19-2011, 11:32 AM   #2
crbateman
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Re: The Realm of Aiki

Another thought-provoking article, Francis Sensei. I try to think of aiki as a natural way; something that is simply there, if one allows himself to merge with its flow and form, rather than forcing actions and methods that are not natural. It's not something that happens by itself, for me anyway, but becomes less difficult with practice, and more evident if one remembers to be aware of it, yet not focus specifically on it. It's also something that it seems can be embraced equally on a mental level as well as a physical one. Someday, even I may get it right (but don't bet the farm on it... ) .

Thanks again for sharing your thoughts with us.
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