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Old 02-26-2008, 05:04 PM   #11
Mike Sigman
Location: Durango, CO
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 4,123
Re: How Do You Do This ... Er, Internal Jump?

Ron Tisdale wrote: View Post
Hey Mark,

No Ueshiba here...

But remember that heaven and earth throw we worked at Mike's seminar? Basically, I tried to take the slack out of my body by extending in all directions. Was there a bit of a "pop" to it when it worked?

I also tried to have a bit of the heel bounce that Mike showed us.
Goodness... I first posted how to train for that trick about ten years ago on the old Neijia list. And a few times since then. Funny how things come back around. It's part of basic qing-gong ("lightness exercises"). I used to even show it sometimes at workshops. Of course, it's probably a "koryu secret", but we never knew it.


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