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Old 10-14-2012, 11:42 PM   #36
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Re: Aiki vs useless waza ?

Lee Price wrote: View Post
Aiki on it's own is as "useless" as waza on it's own...
For your meaning, would it be accurate to substitute the term "aiki" with "principles" and "waza" with "form?"
In other words, when hypothetically all we have are principles and no form, the principles might be described as not actuated; there's no actual manifestation. If hypothetically we're just using form without the principles, we're creating a cheap or hollow imitation.
Is this what you mean?

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