Thread: kamae problem
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:46 AM   #41
Marc Abrams
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Re: kamae problem

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Szczepan Janczuk wrote: View Post
Well Marc, in your previous post from this topic you was talking about YOURSELF delivering a kick. Are you experienced fighter?
Szczepan:

Yes, I am an experienced fighter. Both in tournaments when I was a lot younger and with some street fights scattered in throughout the years, along with a bout of working as a bouncer at a big night club. I am experienced in striking arts, grappling arts and Aikido. I hope that answers your question.

Back to the issue at hand, ADVANCED martial artists can and should use a square kamae as long as the distance between the two is still at an approach (as opposed to closing distance). This is not stuff to teach beginners or even intermediate people (in my own opinion).

So, what about you, are you an experienced fighter?

Regards,

Marc Abrams
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