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Old 02-01-2013, 07:18 PM   #51
Dojo: Shobu Aikido of Boston
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Re: "resisting" a push part 2

Bernd Lehnen wrote: View Post
But…frankly, if you could make this distinction, may be, that would a big leap forward for you, don't you think?
Um... why? I think they're both pointing to the same use of the mind to lead the body. If I'm wrong about that, then yes, there's something to learn.

Bernd Lehnen wrote: View Post
Have you ever been pushed by a car? If so, you would know, that this has nothing in common with two living beings, pushing each other.
True enough. My point for Chris H was that even in the simplest case--pushing a dead weight on wheels--you don't want to use his preferred structure. You'd never push a car with absolutely straight arms. So even in the simplest case, his block man model fails.

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