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Old 08-29-2012, 04:28 PM   #113
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Re: Ki and power and cooperation

Jason Casteel wrote: View Post
prevent? Do you mean as in doing a specific technique?
At a point your power is disruptive and your hands do everything you need without much overt body movement. If you were trying to make a waza "shape" you would have to withdraw power to fit the shape, otherwise you would just control them and ruin the "shape" of a technique.

The same thing applies to weapons kata. When they touch your sword-their hitting transparent power-the ground is present in the weapon and a movement will launch them or cast their weapon without much effort. In and of itself it is disruptive to kata.
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