Thread: Is Aikido Air?
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Old 06-30-2010, 12:50 AM   #21
David Yap
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Re: Is Aikido Air?

Hi,

Here's a good read regarding the oriental concept of the five elements and it's relationship to aikido.

http://www.seishinryu.net/five.htm

The concept of the five elements, imho, is an extension of the Ying-Yang concept. Both are about the balance of nature. In ones journey of the aikido path, one would surely experience the different elements at different phases/levels of training. This is also a matter of choice of whether one choose to move from one phase to another. Ultimately, one man's Yin is another man's Yang.

Just my 2-sen.

Regards

David Y
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