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Old 04-16-2010, 11:55 PM   #275
Michael Varin
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Re: Video definitions, "Aiki" and other terms.

Regarding Bill Gleason's video part 2:
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David Orange wrote:
I did the very exercise linked above with him and his movement does compel. The effects on uke are the result of his keeping a steady, light pressure on nage while nage moves.
Hmm? I guess my perceptive abilities aren't that bad after a paltry 10 years.

And considering I was able to describe exactly how uke was being affected just by watching the video, I guess video isn't that useless after all.

Who would've thought?

-Michael
"Through aiki we can feel the mind of the enemy who comes to attack and are thus able to respond immediately." - M. Mochizuki