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Old 11-07-2012, 01:33 PM   #65
Dojo: Aunkai
Location: Fairfax, VA
Join Date: Aug 2006
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Re: Defining the word "Aiki" and looking at the phenomenon it describes.

Dave de Vos wrote: View Post
When you're standing on a frictionless surface, the effect of the push is that your body accellerates and slides away as a unit. There is no way to prevent this, regardless of internal strength or alignment.
That's why I said that you want friction from the ground.
Weren't there videos of Ikeda or someone standing on a wheeled cart and taking pushes? I forget what the end result of that video was.
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