Thread: kiai in aikido?
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Old 03-17-2012, 03:01 PM   #29
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Re: kiai in aikido?

Lars Beyer wrote: View Post
btw. Kiai can also be executed silently turning down the volume to whatever level is required as long as the focus is kept on the correct excution.

I can do the count silently or I can murmer it audibly in time to my breathing and movement, but as soon as I start shouting out numbers I can't do anything else. But then that's me. I don't like talking to automated phone machines either and only push the buttons to enter the information

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