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Old 11-26-2012, 02:17 PM   #145
Carsten Möllering
 
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Re: Is aiki a clash of forces?

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Tom Verhoeven wrote: View Post
... what do you call it?
Clashing?
It is called atari 当たり.

The word is connected to the verb ataru 当たる.
Which indeed can mean to hit, to meet, to collide, to touch, to clash.
Compare atemi 当て身.

You move the partner using "the point at which the ki collides". (see 0:40)
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