Thread: Good distance ?
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:24 PM   #1
lars beyer
Dojo: Copenhagen Aikishuren Dojo
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Good distance ?

I have been wondering for quite some time what the structure/ alignment of the body means in relation to different combative distances again relating to the weight distribution on the front and aft leg.
It seems that in some arts (for instance some tai chi, bagua, ninjutsu schools, as well as in muay thai and in kick boxing even mma it is ok to put less weight on the front leg/ foot maybe in order to negate low kicks etc. whereas to my knowledge in aikido, since we initiate techniques from "maai", a little further away maybe.. this is less important ? Well, Im just a bit confused, so Im glad to hear any comment you people might have.

Last edited by lars beyer : 03-01-2013 at 12:30 PM. Reason: bad spelling 1
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