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Old 01-07-2013, 11:18 AM   #39
DH
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Re: Morihei Ueshiba's Use of the Term "Aiki"

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Jun Akiyama wrote: View Post
I don't think this thread is trying to explain Ueshiba's physical "power." I think doing so would derail this language discussion. If you wish to discuss that particular topic any further, please start a new thread.

-- Jun
Okay then. I can see leaving out explaining his power.
But it would seem relevant to be quoting him answering questions on what aiki is by:
Drawing a circle and explaining Aiki is opposing powers.
Or
The mysteries of aiki are revealed in dual opposing spirals..I'll leave that unfinished yet it is a body method for producing power.
Or when asked describing detailed Chinese terminology for martial movement...as aiki.

I think we should at least agree that Ueshiba used the term aiki to describe his physical power repeatedly and it's use in interacting in martial movement? Stating things like "once you move this way, no one can stop you." should at least offer value to a relevant discussion on Morihei Ueshiba's Use of the Term "Aiki"

No need to discuss what it means or how to do it, just that when asked... he did say these things were aiki.
Dan

Last edited by DH : 01-07-2013 at 11:28 AM.
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