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Old 07-23-2003, 06:38 PM   #11
DGLinden
Dojo: Shoshin Aikido Dojos
Location: Orlando
Join Date: Jul 2002
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When sliding the feet one generally is attempting to keep triangulated. Centering is a function of the hips, bringing the nexus or focus of the connection into the center, but moving the feet is all about keeping nage traingulated in a clear path to uke's break points. What a great question!

Daniel G. Linden
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