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Old 01-28-2005, 10:20 PM   #7
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
Location: Florida
Join Date: Mar 2001
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Re: kata dori vs. katate dori

Andres Moliver wrote:
For future reference, Te means hand. So anything with Te in it you can be sure is a grab at the wrist.
Judging from folks' reactions on tests, this can be hard to hear. What you might try instead of listening for words is listening for beat:.kata dori--4 beats;. katate dori--5.

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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