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Old 02-25-2011, 05:18 PM   #3
Janet Rosen
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Re: static vs. dynamic waza

Personally I prefer "dynamic" -- NOT in the sense of uke running around or dancing! or even necessarily moving quickly, but essentially entering nage's space with an attack that (in practicing a set attack>a set technique) elicits the technique to be done - in other words, very clearly a cut through versus a cut that come to a full stop just at the top of my head, or a grab that has some kind of push or pull component rather than just sitting there. I prefer this because it teaches from the start that technique is not arbitrarily imposed but is directly related to the attack.

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