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Old 12-29-2009, 10:15 PM   #43
Janet Rosen
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Re: Does the hakama help your training?

Kevin Leavitt wrote: View Post
Frankly I like the fact that it comes undone. That way in competition it can't readily be used against me and when we are resetting, it gives me a break while I tie it again.
At high intensity seminars or training if I was very short of breath, even if my belt was fine I'd pretend it needed retying in order to bow to my partner, slowly walk to the edge of the mat, fiddle with the belt, slowly walk back......

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