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Old 09-10-2009, 08:20 AM   #2
raul rodrigo
Location: Quezon City
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 777
Re: The Body Has a Mind of Its Own

Actually, George, I was just recently wondering about that bokken example of yours. In fact, I do know by feel exactly how long my bokken is, and in a kata, I can intentionally miss someone by an inch or two. I have no idea why I can do that. I bought an Iwama style bokken last month. I picked it up and I knew it was three inches longer than my other bokken. And in fact, it is. But I knew it without a tape measure. How did that happen? What is body mapping with a ken?
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