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Old 01-16-2013, 07:05 AM   #14
Carl Thompson
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Re: Posture in Iwama Aikido

Demetrio Cereijo wrote: View Post
Saito Morihiro (as I was told by Paolo Corallini) called it the 'Donald Duck Posture' and considered it incorrect.
I also heard this from other teachers in Iwama (albeit without the Disney reference). While I think angling the body as a whole is sometimes necessary, there should be no kinks or "blockages".

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