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Old 05-15-2012, 10:21 AM   #27
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Re: Morihei Ueshiba: Untranslatable Words

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Roberto Orio wrote: View Post
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baduanjin_qigong (BTW, how can be Baduanjin be translated?)
(in fact, there are a few more "warm up/breathing/solo" exercises which are not shown here)
"Eight stage (or step) brocade".

"Brocade" as in a high quality piece of cloth.

I believe that Tamura added those exercises to his training at some point after he left Japan (one of the European folks may have more information).

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Chris

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