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Old 08-06-2009, 09:50 AM   #620
Erick Mead
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Re: Is It Missing In Everybody's Aikido?

Joep Schuurkes wrote: View Post
And what makes this form of coordination superior to what for instance a good gymnastics coach can teach you?
Mechanically? -- gymnastics is linear, inertial and avoids shear like the plague. What we are talking about is non-linear, inherently involves shear, and confounds linear assumptions about inertia.

But apart from that, not much really ...


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