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Creation Date: 01-16-2007 07:42 AM
Erik Calderon
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In Spiritual FEAR Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #44 New 01-10-2008 01:01 PM
Courage.

Develop the ability to control your movements when executing a technique.

It is very obvious when you are allowing fear to control your movements.

Consider it deeply and thoroughly, because thinking you are doing something and doing something different is very common.



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RSS Feed 5 Responses to "FEAR"
#5 01-13-2008 06:49 PM
Check out my student. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0wjWE74c38 Posture and position, using both feet to move off line. He trusts his evasion skills. Now he can learn to wait for my mistakes (loss of attention, a flinch when he strikes my arm, or over committment because I cannot hit him). He uses Philipino angling and zoning skills that took him 3 weeks to master.
#4 01-13-2008 06:44 PM
I taught my kids class like this: How do you win a fight? Do not get hit! Keep posture and use your both feet to move. Learn how to evade @ 1" away first with a padded stick. Progress to a hard stick. Sticks move faster than hands. Progress to a dull shiny sword. Flash can hypnotize you; steal your attention from your task. Progress to a sharp sword. Finally progress to a riding crop. Sound may be the only thing you can judge distance by on a wet dark night. Crops move too fast to see.
#3 01-13-2008 05:06 PM
scarey Says:
Chris: I really like your advise .
#2 01-13-2008 12:10 PM
Basic fears: fear of death & living as a cripple. Take some hits. Your body is resilient. I doubt uke will present a knife and cut your achilles tendon if your techniaue fails. You cannot lie to your subconscious. You cannot say, "I am not afraid". What you can say is that I notice fear approaching. I acknowledge it. I will continue my path and smile as it passes me by. Let's all be serious people who do not take ourselves seriously. Laughing trumps fear. Chris Parkerson
#1 01-11-2008 08:56 AM
scarey Says:
a problem i often run into is that fear is contagious. if i fear entering to do the technique, nage will fear attacking sincerely. it works the other way around too sometimes.
 




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