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Old 02-20-2015, 08:10 AM   #21
Location: Massachusetts
Join Date: Jun 2006
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Re: What happens when I go home?

Steven Shimanek wrote: View Post
I was taught that learning is in class and practice was at home. Having a partner allows one to see if one's art is effective. I was also taught not to focus on uke but to move properly for the technique (art) to work properly.
Appropriate, perhaps, for a student with some instruction under his/her belt (as are all the suggestions about shadow-waza, weapons kata and suburi, etc.). Not so much for a brand new beginner.
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