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Old 01-22-2013, 07:02 PM   #30
Dojo: Charlotte Aikikai Agatsu Dojo
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: Posture in Iwama Aikido

Ethan Weisgard wrote: View Post
So to sum it all up: structural integrity should by all means be kept. We do try to engage the forward hip when striking and thrusting forward, but overemphasis of this position causes the aforementioned affliction - quack quack...
being meaning to ask, why engage the forward hip? just curious.

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