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#103651 - 01/02/06 03:31 PM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: MattJ]
tao_majick Offline

Registered: 07/13/04
Posts: 54
Loc: Bradenton, FL, USA
I would teach matter what martial art you do, awarness is important.
Aku Soku Zan "Kill Evil Immediately" - Motto of the Shinsengumi

#103652 - 01/10/06 04:53 PM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: MattJ]
funstick5000 Offline

Registered: 07/16/05
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Loc: West Yorkshire, England


my motto (till i find a better one) "watch the handle" apply as you want.

Please explain.

i came up with when i was bored at work throwing a very large kitchen knife in the air and catching the handle (very sily thing to do really). i use it to remind me to observe everything and be very catious, knowing when to snatch out and move and when not to.

its just about observation really.
Go seek the advise of a qualified instructor.

#103653 - 02/07/06 02:25 PM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: Chris Caile]
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Registered: 09/04/05
Posts: 9
Loc: Mansfield, Ohio
Attack, attack, and attack.
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#103654 - 03/12/06 04:00 PM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: Chris Caile]
Gula Offline

Registered: 10/18/04
Posts: 78
I myself have found the old cliche "Dont hesitate" to be "the one" principle I like to play. Either CHOOSE to attack or stay away on defensive.
No Brain, No Pain!

#103655 - 05/29/06 05:09 AM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: Chris Caile]
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Registered: 03/05/06
Posts: 172
(Deceptive) Footwork.
We Are Beautiful, Temporary Patterns

#103656 - 06/01/06 04:25 AM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: Chris Caile]
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Registered: 07/22/04
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The one principle that I think differentiates good sparrers from bad ones, is the use of control in sparring. This is control over one's reactions- not flinching cowering or blocking wildly and therefore losing your guard. The cool head always wins over the hot one.

#103657 - 06/04/06 02:56 AM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: Chris Caile]
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Registered: 04/15/06
Posts: 222
Loc: Midwest
Get off the line. Every attack is from point A (his hand or foot) to point B (your body). If you start to backpedal, I can chase you from here to Kentucky but I will get you. If you step to the side, all kinds of opportunities appear aside from you not getting hit. I trained my studends in this with a big wall and a tennis ball. I don't throw where thI think they are moving, just where they are standing (point A to B). They learned the concept of getting off the line.

#103658 - 11/03/08 05:18 PM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: Shadowfax]
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Registered: 11/03/08
Posts: 3
Loc: Los Angeles, CA

Killer instinct. Get rid of the defensive mindset.

yeah gotta be agressive =D

#103659 - 11/04/08 05:57 PM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: loopkickspete]
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Loc: Georgia
Mu-Shen, No Mind, Even if your body is weak or strong, trained or not. If you remove your personal investment in the situation and all the bad habit we learn. You CAN survive anything. Personal Experience and that of my yeachers tells me that it is so.
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#103660 - 11/04/08 07:17 PM Re: One priciple or concept [Re: SpiderBait]
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"teachers" nyeh... typos
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