Thread: RE: Elegance
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Old 09-09-2012, 04:30 AM   #26
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Re: Elegance

Randori feeds kata and kata feeds randori. I have to say that generally I find judo kata boring to watch and do - the pacing is just too slow and the general idea that kata training comes later breaks down the relationship to a more one sided (randori feeds kata) nature.

There were judoka that had their own ideas about this and did things differently (speed and balance) but I personally find the judo kata too stilted to be called elegant.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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