View Single Post
Old 01-26-2005, 09:13 PM   #10
xuzen
 
xuzen's Avatar
Dojo: None at the moment - on hiatus
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 965
Malaysia
Offline
Re: hiriki no yosei/elbow power #1

Hi Jean,

It's nice to reply to a fellow Yoshinkaners. Wrt to footwork, Hiriki, tainoHenko or Shumatsu, it doesn't matter if you stay on your balls of your feet or use heels and balls of foot, the end result should be the feet gripping the floor/mat. That's what I learned from my sensei anyway. With gripping, it confers stability and power.

My two unworthy cents anyway,

Boon.

SHOMEN-ATE (TM), the solution to 90% of aikido and life's problems.
  Reply With Quote