Originally posted by Chuck Clark
A simple test... Say "BAAAMMM!" as you smack your hand on the table forcefully. Then invision a small, suble movement to catch a fly in your hand while saying the same thing. It's next to impossible.
I agree, but it does work in cooking: BAAMM! Take it up a notch!!
I thought that a kiai included both the inhalation and also the exhalation of breath. The inhalation while relaxed and moving and the exhalation upon "contact".