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Don't make your own job harder

A natural corollary to all this "Be gentle with uke" stuff I've been writing the last few days is...
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If you are doing something that makes uke frightened or uncomfortable
Then he will naturally resist,
Therefore, you are making your own job harder.
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So STOP.  You'd probably be better off doing nothing at all than doing something to make the other guy fight against you more desperately.
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Ueshiba said not to do aiki that everyone can see, instead do INVISIBLE AIKI!
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(...because if they  can see it and they know it is directed against them, it will make them spazz out and fight harder.)



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