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Old 12-23-2012, 09:10 PM   #3
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Re: Aiki no Rentai, Part 2

Cady Goldfield wrote: View Post
This installment was fun to read! Some interesting nuggets in there.

"June 28th, 1965
I became able to do techniques like this in my forties, when I think about it now I was using strength in my thirties. It was the same at first in Daito-ryu, I was just twisting my arms, there wasn't any throwing with winding in the form."

Was "winding" the literal translation from the Japanese?
Yes - I don't know if it's the same kind of winding that you're thinking of - but the pairing with a contrast to "twisting" is certainly suggestive.



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