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Old 11-24-2012, 01:44 PM   #107
Mary Eastland
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Re: Is aiki a clash of forces?

Dan Harden wrote: View Post
That's because over and over you argue against ...the use of make aiki. You're a Tohei lineage student, and his model begins with the development of power, just like Ueshiba.
I don't recall ever saying anything of the sort. I am not interested in power over...I am interested in power to lead, blend, and connect. One needs to have power to do this effectively.

Last edited by Mary Eastland : 11-24-2012 at 01:44 PM. Reason: spelling my name right ;o)

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