View Single Post
Old 05-23-2006, 08:39 PM   #6
SeiserL's Avatar
Location: Florida Gulf coast
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 3,886
Re: Article: Creating Internal Resources by Lynn Seiser

Nicholas Pagnucco wrote:
Naturally, I do not always have an opportunity to 'set up' before an attack / technique, and other times whatever relexation I have goes away mid-way through whatever I am doing. Do you have any suggestions for how to re-capture relaxation in the moment?
I personally find that training slowly at first helps me maintain kamae and breathing, relaxation. Only when I find the flow, I pick up the pace.

To "re-capture", I tend to slow myself down again and focus back on kamae and breathing, relaxation.

I like to train on find the groove, so once I find the flow I tend to bow out rather than just train in it. As you imply, "re-capturing" is far more difficult than maintaining.

Lynn Seiser PhD
Yondan Aikido & FMA/JKD
We do not rise to the level of our expectations, but fall to the level of our training. Train well. KWATZ!
  Reply With Quote