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Old 01-09-2003, 04:00 PM   #9
MikeE
 
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In our style we will use a pre-emptive strike if necessary. We call it shodo o seisu, or controlling the first move.

The manifestation of shodo o seisu is in no way limited to physical action. It can be any number of psychological and/or verbal avoidance tactics too.

Mike Ellefson
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