Thread: kiai in aikido?
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Old 11-05-2011, 07:32 PM   #16
kewms
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Re: kiai in aikido?

I've found that encouraging -- or even requiring -- audible kiai can help people who are having trouble putting real energy into their movements. For people not having that difficulty, the "kiai" is already there even if it's not audible.

Katherine
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