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Old 10-01-2004, 10:02 AM   #9
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Dojo: Academy of Warrior Spirit
Location: tampa
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 440
Re: Contact/Power - Examples

So does anybody know any good exercises to develop contact/power?
the best advice you got is above - visualize. you got the comment on being in the moment and using your brain; also excellent advice.

use your heart: how do you feel? how does uke feel?

know yourself so well, that you become aware of uke as though you shared the same body.
i have heard others tell, and myself experienced 'losing' the knowledge of attack ending and
technique beginning. i really think this is the goal, and what the masters mean by 'connection'.

i don't think it's esoteric. i think it's life uncloaked.

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