Morihiro Saito Shihan on Irimi-nage and Ki-flow…

Flow of “Ki

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…[these exercises] may best be practised in three different ways. The first method may be
called rigid training (SOLID)…

 

The second method is flexible training (FLEXIBLE) …

 

The third method is called “flow of Ki“, a training formula which causes your partner’s “ki” to flow out (FLUID).

 

The Aikido Founder once described this as “training in the gravitation of the universe”. An
illustrious example of this is throwing your partner without coming  into contact with him at all by calling out his “Ki” and linking it with yours. This is made possible by forming a curtain of “Ki” between his hands and yours…

 

 

Photo[s] on the right page show… Irimi-nage featuring “flow of Ki” which calls out your partner’s “Ki“.

 

 

– – – Morihiro Saito Shihan,  Aikido:  its Heart and Appearance    pp. 124-5

 

 

 

 

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