Thread: Ichi no ken ?
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Old 12-07-2010, 01:15 AM   #59
Carsten Möllering
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Re: Ichi no ken ?

Cliff Judge wrote: View Post
In every real sword system I have seen, uchidachi and shidachi start five steps away, and the kata begins with that space being closed somehow.
I think there are a whole lot of kata starting within a nearer distance, often with kissaki even touching?
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