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  • shred_lord
    Reply to KiKenTai of the arms
    shred_lord
    Ben: I'm actually talking about chudan waza; I'm in a chudan phase at the moment. I agree with the sentiment about cocking your elbows out... I try very hard not to do this because it makes my cutting feel sloppy.

    Back to the extention thing and a side effect on my seme... the more I...
    23rd February 2010, 02:00 AM
  • ben
    Reply to KiKenTai of the arms
    ben
    Interesting question which I've often both wondered and sweated over.

    There's also the degree to which one chooses to bend one's elbows throughout the swing. Me, I'm a fairly straight kind of guy, who likes to keep his arws relatively straight and tucked in during all phases of the swing,...
    21st February 2010, 07:56 PM
  • chidokan
    Reply to KiKenTai of the arms
    chidokan
    you should also consider the shortest distance required to go from where you finished the last cut to where you intend to start the next one from...and how to do this..... This has the biggest effect on 'cutting time taken'. Consider the big circular sweeps for, say, gedan to down the back commonly...
    16th February 2010, 04:06 AM
  • shred_lord
    KiKenTai of the arms
    shred_lord
    A thought that's currently knocking around my head goes as follows.

    In order to cut, we must extend our arms. What is the timing of this extension.

    It strike me there are four possibilities;
    1. The arms should be extending through the cut.
    2. The arms should hit
    ...
    16th February 2010, 03:04 AM
  • shred_lord
    Obsessions
    shred_lord
    I have to wonder sometimes at the attitudes prevelant in kendo towards grades and their percieved worth.

    You often hear (or read) the opinion that grades do not matter in kendo. However, if this is true, why do some people obsess so much over who has what grade people have and in particular...
    29th December 2009, 04:11 AM
  • skilled
    Reply to New Jodan Waza
    skilled
    http://halifaxkendo.org/articles/jodanwaza.html this is very useful too .


    Just search in google Jodan pdf
    25th December 2009, 04:33 PM
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