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Old 04-22-2005, 03:14 AM   #4
Dojo: Ki dojo
Location: Ljubljana
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 102
Re: Teaching the names of techniques.

Our teacher doens't emphasize the names of techniques. He does, however, explain basic terms like shomen- and yukomenuchi, irimi, tenkan etc. As someone who adores learning foreign languages and craves for such crumbs of info, I was somewhat disappointed at the beginning. But he explained himself saying that its vital for us to know how to work with our partner not how the technoques r called.

Now I see that with time those fragments that are mentioned, do settle in your brain. I can't say i know all the names by heart, still, I can get around.

Hope you find some comfort in knowing you are not alone. ;-)
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