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Old 11-26-2012, 05:40 PM   #152
Mary Eastland
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Re: Is aiki a clash of forces?

Jaemin Yu wrote: View Post
Well.. IMHO I see slow but tremendous power is moving directly toward uke. There is clash but Endo shihan is matching the incoming force from uke. Since the shihan is doing so, the uke can't enter and moving around. Then the shihan can take the balance of the uke easily by blending if he wants. I think there is another video Endo shihan is using a towel to explain about the connection between nage and uke. It's the same thing like that.
Just did it with clash.

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