Thread: "Aiki"
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Old 07-28-2001, 01:19 AM   #2
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Re: "Aiki"

Originally posted by akiy
I know a lot of people use the term "aiki" in the lovey-dovey sense, but does anyone have any other thoughts on the meaning of "aiki"?

-- Jun
I hate to keep referring to the same tome but in Dueling with O'Sensei, Ellis Amdur quotes O'Sensei as saying something along the lines of "aiki is the practice of blending and harmonizing with someone to get them to do what you want." I may not have that exactly right as my books are boxed up but I think that gets the gist of it across.
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