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Old 05-23-2007, 07:25 PM   #13
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Re: Opening the door

Stefan Stenudd wrote: View Post
I also regard taisabaki, the evasive step, as a fundamental thing in aikido. It should not be done as a way of escaping the attack, though, but as a way of letting it through - like opening the door for someone. Then, the taisabaki movement is exactly where the energies of uke and tori are joined ( ), and the situation is changed from one of attack-defense into, well, a kind of dance
Dear Stefan Stenudd

I very much appreciate your reply..
I will keep these things in mind.
(you are one of my favorite aikidoists )
Hopefully when i come to sweden for my practice in medicine I will come and train in your dojo.

Τὰ πάντα ῥεῖ , What Flows, Is.
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