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Old 04-23-2017, 02:41 PM   #8
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Re: Aikido Principles: Unbendable Arm

Jaemin Yu wrote: View Post
It's a strong posture. So some people use it like a sword. (ex. te-katana) And you'll see many techniques end with the arm shape looks like the unbendable arm. Btw, one of the reason why it is 'unbendable' is most people only use localized arm or shoulder power to bend it.

I think another hidden(?) purpose of it is to learn how to negate incoming energy like taichi guys do
How does the OP's linked blog and embedded video relates to your post?

Last edited by sorokod : 04-23-2017 at 02:56 PM.

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