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Old 06-28-2013, 02:37 PM   #63
Chris Li
 
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Re: No Competition in Aikido(excluding Tomiki)

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Corky Quakenbush wrote: View Post
If the person wants to throw you on the ground (win) and you go along with him, no competition! If he wants to throw you on the ground and you resist (so you win), there is competition!

How do those ideas fit in with your aikido practice?
Not very well, there are other ways of non-resistance (無抵抗) then "going along with him" - and you notice the Morihei Ueshiba was not the one that ended up on the ground.

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Chris

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