- tegatana emphasizing falling during the first half of the step and pulling with the front leg in the second half.
- hanasu #1-4 emphasizing releasing feeling and "stay off me" hands
- chain #3 emphasizing synch and brush-off in kotemawashi oshitaoshi, hikitaoshi, and udehineri.
- review of shomenate and aigamaeate
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Aiki with Kel and Mytchi
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