Ted Ehara (tedehara) wrote:
The principle of 10 states that if you're attacked with a power of 2 you meet it with a power 8.... This is a secret of Aikido, but it's impossible to do....a paraphrase from an introduction to one of K. Tohei's books. I'm not quoting because of the copyright, however you can see the flow of thought.
Isn't this the way Kano described the method of judo (very rationally for his time)?