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Old 01-01-2013, 05:47 AM   #43
Michael Varin
Dojo: Aikido of Fresno
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 567
Re: Atemi and Aikido

Rupert Atkinson wrote: View Post
Afterthought: Once you get an idea of aiki, I think the effectiveness (not the power) of your strikes will begin to improve beyond measure.
I think you are correct!

But I get the sense that the original poster won't be able to grasp what you are alluding to.

"Through aiki we can feel the mind of the enemy who comes to attack and are thus able to respond immediately." - M. Mochizuki
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