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Old 06-18-2012, 02:35 PM   #43
Mary Eastland
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Re: Randori...we don't do enough of it

Phi Truong wrote: View Post
Mary, i did not mention techniques. i said "moves", as in, veering left to distance my right side uke, running toward the open west side corner, speed up and slow down to mess with the timing, and so on. one against many already put you at a disadvantage. if you cannot plan ahead (i didn't say your body goes ahead, i said plan ahead), then you put yourself at an even greater disadvantage. personally, i would like my ukes work for it to get to me. it's call sen sen no sen, not go no sen nor even sen no sen.
The second you start to plan you have left the present.

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