Dont assume...August 1 2012 at 1:41 AM
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Craig Tavis (Login chtavis)
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Response to It's simple
It always creates problems.
I don't agree in that your statement presumes a simplistic view of what the motion within a technique really is. In reality your not attacking anything when defending. Your preemptivly moving into a stronger position within the universal pattern than your opponent. Attacking your opponent hopefully creates in them a reaction that creates the same result. It's a chicken and egg argument is all. Which came first? The technique or the attack. Example? I don't attack someone's wrist with a counter grab in crossing talon, I step into a left neutral bow as if my opponent isn't even there. I do this becuase we train such that there isn't any other reasoned course of action under those set of circumstances. So it's simple and complex. I hear you asking for a crude answer to a question that has been shown to have an elegant solution.
Sorry, just how I see it.
but that's just my opinion I could be wrong.
- I guess the assumption was that we are doing the same Kenpo - Chuck on Aug 1, 2012, 8:50 AM
- And if you do that - Clyde T. O'Briant on Aug 1, 2012, 7:14 PM
- You may have a point there, - Chuck on Aug 2, 2012, 2:24 PM
- Actually, - Clyde T. O'Briant on Aug 3, 2012, 5:28 AM
- Stepping forward - Chuck on Aug 4, 2012, 12:58 PM
- And??? - Clyde T. O'Briant on Aug 4, 2012, 4:56 PM
- re: And - Chuck on Aug 4, 2012, 8:40 PM
- Nope - Clyde T. O'Briant on Aug 5, 2012, 6:10 AM
- Ok - Chuck on Aug 5, 2012, 3:20 PM
- Like this? - Gary A Brewer on Aug 5, 2012, 10:09 AM
- No secrets - Craig Tavis on Aug 6, 2012, 1:01 AM
- I agree - Gary A Brewer on Aug 6, 2012, 9:00 AM
- What if??? - Gary A Brewer on Aug 4, 2012, 10:47 AM
- Disagree - Craig Tavis on Aug 6, 2012, 1:05 AM
- Point taken - Gary A Brewer on Aug 6, 2012, 9:07 AM
- Ok, - Chuck on Aug 6, 2012, 4:32 PM
- Variables - Craig Tavis on Aug 7, 2012, 1:34 AM
- Branch out! - Gary A Brewer on Aug 9, 2012, 11:06 AM