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Old 10-18-2011, 10:59 AM   #27
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Re: High(er) Intensity Weapons

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Mary Malmros wrote: View Post
The alternative to sparring, of course, is kata. Within the context of kata, when everyone is doing what they're supposed to, you can train with full speed, full intensity, and very close distances (not stopping two feet away from your opponent...think two millimeters instead).
Thanks for making this point, it needed to be made in this thread. Kata are really all about intensity.
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