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Old 02-25-2007, 01:41 PM   #681
Erick Mead
 
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Re: Baseline skillset

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Lee Salzman wrote: View Post
When in a fighting situation, do I really want to be limited by what my "super-ego" thinks is the "correct" thing to do according to some prescribed dogma?
Of course not. We are on a forum talking about methods of training, and more specifically, what we are actually training to accomplish.

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Lee Salzman wrote: View Post
I can think "turn when pushed, enter when pulled" all I want, but unless my body's "turn" and "enter" can be done as an integrated whole, a unit, and all by itself without ever having to think about it, then it ends up being an ineffective "turn" or "enter" (and indeed it was).
Amen to that.

Cordially,

Erick Mead
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