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Old 02-03-2004, 05:37 PM   #4
Lan Powers
Dojo: Aikido of Midland, Midland TX
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Join Date: Oct 2002
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The chest was the focal point for european fencing as well. ( at least in the classes here in the states) As Jesse Lee pointed out, the movement of the chest shows where the body is actually going, as opposed to feints. Sort of a "soft focus thing" for using peripheral vision.

Lan

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