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Old 04-22-2009, 12:23 PM   #4
Janet Rosen
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Re: Ask sensei to demonstrate "at speed"?

What is usually not explicitly stated is that in most dojos we are really doing a two person kata: the attack, technique, etc have set, idealized forms in order for the student to integrate basic movements into her brain/body. So if a junior student comes at me with a different posture or attack, well I wouldn't freeze but I would certainly correct them.
Having said that, there IS a time and place for "what if" questions posed respectfully.

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