It should have a synergistic relationship with everything else you are doing, but yeah.

I think though it's good to practice kata with an eye towards proper body mechanics, which paradoxically often means going slower, with less overt power behind your techniques. Focus on moving as a unit, instead of moving body first, hands second etc.Try to do it so you are feeling the correct power chain for the techniques, then go work them on a target.

Edited by Zach_Zinn (07/18/11 03:21 PM)