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Old 10-23-2012, 11:26 AM   #251
Rob Watson
Location: CA
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 697
Re: VoE: AWASE - The Principle of AIKI

Dan Harden wrote: View Post
Except that there can be elements of aiki in awase... and we
Accept that awase can be just movement with no aiki in it at all
Except when awase is born from aiki and has aiki in it.

We have to accept that there are exceptions to awase having aiki in it!!

If aiki were just externally moving in space and timing with an opponent, no seasoned martial artists would have crossed the street to train it.
running and ducking
You better watch out or people are gonna start calling you on and saying a bunch of stuff that nobody understands ... wait.

"In my opinion, the time of spreading aikido to the world is finished; now we have to focus on quality." Yamada Yoshimitsu

Ultracrepidarianism ... don't.
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