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Old 07-07-2006, 10:55 AM   #9
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Re: Chiba Sensei Video Clips

Ron Tisdale wrote:
I recently rediscovered this with a 4th dan where I train. Each time I popped up from the previous throw, he was already throwing me again. It was beautiful. Some of the best feeling yet hardest throws I've ever felt. And I was never hurt.

and oh how magnificent that feeling. i remember being called upon by sensei to be uke, and how honored i always felt. i knew it was going to hurt a bit as his Aikido is very powerful, but i also knew that he would not injure me.
words cannot's been years since i felt his Aikido and i miss him terribly. since returning from Okinawa i have studied under many sensei's but have only rarely "felt" Aikido as i "felt" it from Yamaguchi Sensei.
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