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Old 06-20-2012, 09:24 AM   #8
Chris Parkerson
Dojo: Academy of the Martial Arts
Location: ohio
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 740
Re: Slow, mindful movement

Marc Abrams wrote: View Post
Systema's use of slow practice fits right into this way of thinking. This nature of training had a major impact upon my own training and influences how I teach. I tell students to only practice at a speed where they are connected with themselves and the other person in a way that they can sustain awareness throughout the entire process of attack-thru execution of technique.

Marc Abrams
Tactical guys say, "slow is smooth; smooth is fast".
Perhaps we could augment the saying.
"slow and connected is smooth, and smooth is efficient."

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