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Old 02-05-2005, 11:00 PM   #4
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Re: Training from seiza vs sitting

Sean Kelleher wrote:
I believe for the most part that seiza (or suwari waza) technique is taught to assist in learning to move through your hips, not through your legs, giving you a more balanced approach when applying a technique.
I think the real reason it's used is to allow people in an overcrowded dojo to train

We do chair training. It's not all that different really...same stuff just from a different position.


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