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Old 11-20-2012, 02:04 PM   #61
Howard Prior
Location: Crownsville, Md
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 42
Re: Is aiki a clash of forces?

Cady Goldfield wrote: View Post
My understanding of "kua" is that it encompasses not just the muscles and fascia (the two-muscle makeup of the iliopsoas, and the tensor fasciae latae) that run across the hip and immediate top of the thigh where it meets the hip, but also the head of the femur/femoral ball-and-socket joint itself which is subtly acted upon.
Diagrams of those muscles may be found here:
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