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Old 02-29-2012, 08:53 AM   #35
Dojo: Charlotte Aikikai Agatsu Dojo
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: Fingers spread or together?

Greg Steckel wrote: View Post
Aiki is all about making internal connections without muscle tension and that is accomplished via the fascia mostly - Spreading the fingers without muscle tension helps take the slack out the tendons, ligament, and fascia.
the part about spreading fingers without muscle tension is the key (or ki) in which folks tend to miss.

beg a question, when you strike, palm or fist (knuckles)?

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