Thread: kamae problem
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:27 AM   #9
Dojo: Sakumeikan N.E. Aikkai .Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Re: kamae problem

Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
I agree with suggestion to leave him alone and let Sensei correct as he sees fit.
The correct kamei in any dojo is the one the dojo's chief instructor shows.
Dear Janet,
If the instructor shows the incorrect footwork is this correct?I think not.Correct foot work is correct footwork.Incorrect footwork is not correct footwork.
As far as a beginner is concerned its important to get the footwork correct to avoid problems later.Once a bad/good habit is embodied in the student its very difficult to alter things.
Cheers, Joe.
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