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#121292 - 06/22/04 06:54 PM Control

I am a student of TKD WTF, white belt, been training for 2 months.
I've been stumbling on the problem of controlling my movements recently. Our teacher gives us a lot of self-defense training, but the moves it uses can have horrible effects. I as a beginner cannot control all my reactions yet and sometimes I react too swiftly and inaccurately and hurt my opponent in a way or another. For example, when practicing self-defence with wooden bars, I hit my opponent's head, when I should only be performing an immitation of the hit with understanding of the hand movement and position technique. I know that the TKD I'm learning is a full-contact sport and doing (and receiving) some harm is inevitable, yet I would like to attain more control over my movements, as the thought that I could hurt any of my training partners seriously is horrifying. How can I improve it?

#121293 - 06/22/04 07:43 PM Re: Control
Uriel Offline

Registered: 04/13/04
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stop being a spaz

#121294 - 06/22/04 08:04 PM Re: Control
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Slow down, focus on what you are doing.
Trying to do the movements at full speed will cause you to mess up,hurting your training partner.

In other words, stop being a spazz! [IMG][/IMG]

#121295 - 06/22/04 09:03 PM Re: Control
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LOL thanks for putting it into more words [IMG][/IMG]


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