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Old 12-08-2011, 08:01 PM   #6
Fred Little
Dojo: NJIT Budokai
Location: State Line NJ/NY
Join Date: Apr 2001
Posts: 631
Re: Rethinking the meaning of various phrases in light of "aiki"

Doug Walker wrote: View Post
We don't resist gravity. We don't push against the ground. We don't brace our bodies. "
Funny -- interesting funny, not ha-ha funny -- that one of the things I've been working on during the last year is identifying places where, in fact, I do resist gravity, push against the ground, and brace my body. It's wholly unnecessary and counterproductive to do so, to be sure, but there it is, again and again, and I wonder that there are so many things to unlearn.....


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