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Old 07-20-2004, 09:45 AM   #6
jxa127
Dojo: Itten Dojo -- Mechanicsburg, PA
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Re: atemi

You're right, it can be more than just breaking balance. Atemi can be devestatingly effective, and I don't think that that is necessarily counter to aikido principles.

See the links at the bottom of this page for some good discussions on the topic.

Regards,

-Drew

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-Drew Ames
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