Re: Is aiki a clash of forces?
I think the days of the 'jock' or dumb athlete are over, at least in high performance sport. There are phenomenal resources available and applied in garnering of competative success for $$$, king and country. The access to biomechancal expertise, coaching, perceptual training, strengthening and conditioning and skill acquisition expertise are really impressive with many mechanisms quite well understood and put through the litmus test of competition.
enjoying the conversation, albeit from the cheap seats