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Old 12-08-2005, 09:05 AM   #14
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Re: Zanshin development

Ian Upstone wrote:
My understanding (and please let me know if I'm wrong!) is that zanshin means 'lingering mind' and is used after a technique.
IMHO, musubi means connection.

Simply, the mental and energy connection begins before actual physical contact and continues after the physical contact ends. This later part is what I think of as zanshin.

Its like a spectrum of connectedness.

Lynn Seiser PhD
Yondan Aikido & FMA/JKD
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