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Old 10-21-2002, 03:55 AM   #8
mike lee
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 646
speed, footwork

Generally speaking, kyu-level students in aikido have feet of lead.

When doing turning techniques, nage is in the center and uke is on the perimeter. As a result, uke must move faster.

Such training increases speed, agility, and stamina. In short, fast feet.

Ultimately, this enhances waza.
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