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Old 04-28-2013, 09:53 PM   #37
Chris Li
 
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Re: does nikyo hurt?

Shioda mentioned at times that Ueshiba's Nikyo didn't hurt - rather, it unhinged the knees. I think that the Yoshinkan tends to follow this method (if they can), which fits in with the OP's experience (at least, that was my experience with the Yoshinkan).

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Chris

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