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Old 06-16-2012, 04:12 PM   #11
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Re: Randori...we don't do enough of it

Robert M Watson Jr wrote: View Post
We do randori after every class ... takes more than regular practice to get good at randori.
My understanding from friends that have been uchi deshi at San Leandro is that you also do periods of randori-centered practice?

Hendricks sensei has a pretty structured way of teaching randori (my experience from the randori-focused seminars with her in Sweden that Ive attended) that seems to have some similarities to George Ledyards methodology.

So when you do randori after class, you probably have a pretty keen grasp on what you are trying to accomplish. My experience is that that is not at all that common.

Last edited by grondahl : 06-16-2012 at 04:25 PM.
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