Sagawa Yukiyoshi Sensei no kuden: Tai Sabaki

April 20, 1964
While the single most important thing is to move forwards [ippon deru] – you should also try to draw out the strength of their shoulder by stretching their arm.

September 3, 1968
An aiki body: fore-arm, body, legs all in accord.

January 5, 1971
In Aiki pulling doesn’t work.  “In a real fight, the single most important, fundamental thing: is to advance (Shobu, ippon deru)”  Sokaku Sensei  always used to teach.

– – – reported by Keisetsu YOSHIMARU in Aikido no Ogi

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