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Old 11-07-2012, 02:17 PM   #68
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Re: Defining the word "Aiki" and looking at the phenomenon it describes.

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Hunter Lonsberry wrote: View Post
Wouldn't the first point be more along the lines of bracing, even if using structure, and thus a no no IS wise?
Do you mean the non-buckling of joints? I mean non-collapsing, but in a soft way.

Like here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryhbmLcMWk8
He's soft and fluid, yet he does not collapse when forces are applied on him
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