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Old 10-16-2013, 12:46 PM   #7
Cady Goldfield
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Re: "IP/IT/IS" vs technique?

No, IP (internal power) is not aiki. However, aiki is a product of the manipulation of IP. You can use IP to power strikes and punches, or you can use aiki to control the center and movement of an opponent, neutralize and redirect his force and power. Both IP and aiki can be used spontaneously without predetermined waza.

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