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Old 11-17-2011, 01:34 PM   #76
Lee Salzman
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Re: "stance of heaven (and earth)" and IS

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Carsten Möllering wrote: View Post
Ok, understood.

Do you see something different here (Endo, atari and musubi), as far as the spine is concerned?
Or does this lead in the same direction you are used to?
That video seems to be a good start as far as things I would have liked to see from my aikido teachers. But the question is, when you look at his larger applied movement, where is it?

Youtube link: Seichiro Endo Shihan at 44th All Aikido demonstration

It doesn't look strikingly different from Saotome, so unless Endo goes out of his way to integrate that into all his teaching, I am not sure it would have been obvious just looking at him do technique.
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