Ted Ehara (tedehara) wrote:
What about the rest of the day when you're off the mat? Shouldn't you be extending ki during the other 23 hours of the day?
Well since I have no concept of what it means to extend ki, and since I never have heard any of the shihan I've studied under mention such a thing and since my instructors consider such language to be nonsensical and useless, I doubt I "should" be doing it. I think such notions get in the way to learning to do aikido. Others, I know, have a different perspective. I don't know what they "should" do either.