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Old 01-14-2013, 11:14 AM   #11
Chris Li
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Re: Increasing Ground Awareness for Internal Strength

Bernd Lehnen wrote: View Post
Hello Chris,

May be, here we can trace all the difference between what can be achieved by Tohei's Ki method (more linear, as I understand it) and S.Takeda's or Sagawa's body-education method with spiralling, whatever this may be. Anyway, I suppose Tohei wouldn't have been able to do that. I've seen him resisting several people pushing in a line but not doing this. And although there exists a video where Tokimune Takeda did apparently demonstrate this with his disciples, here some vague doubts creep in….

Could you or perhaps anyone else, please, correct me or elaborate on this?

More than curious,
An interesting note here is that Kenji Tomiki is known to have given the same demonstration...



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