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Old 03-11-2001, 11:54 PM   #7
AikidoSteve
Dojo: Foothills Aikido, Evergreen, Colorado
Location: Evergreen, Colorado, USA
Join Date: Oct 2000
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The.. third execises are part of the randori at the end of the training:... two uke attack a single nage who has his/her eyes closed (no strikes or kicks, of course)....
And with closed eyes, you have to rely on your feeling of where the force and the flow goes.

Anne-

Thank you for this great idea. Last week I taught a class where we started with a few ki exercises. Then to different types of techniques involving front and rear grabs. And then finally randori with closed eyes. Overall it was very interesting. I think everyone learned a little bit more about themselves. Further, at the end of each closed eye randori we did a short regular randori, and each person noticed a difference in his or her technique and awareness level.

Thank you again.
Yours in Aikihood

Steve Nelson
Confront the enemy with the point of your sword against his face.
-Miyamoto Musashi, "A Book of Five Rings"
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