It is difficult to understand another path just from watching a video. My suggestion was offered to give you my impression which you will use or not by your own training standards.

I trained in the Sutrisno Shotokan for about 10 years but am not as Shotokan expert, and can only draw upon my shared experiences.

Use of a different timing from what I prefer is more likely a different set of application potentials using that timing too.

I appreciate watching your performance.
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