I was wondering if any of you have a favourite side? I generally like to have my left foot forward. I don't know whether this is from a boxing style stance (leading with the left arm, since I'm right handed), or because I'm left footed. Alternatively it may be because most attacks are right handed and it is easier to deal with them in this stance.
Also, another thing that struck me is that 'cos we are all right handed swordsmen/women do you think it makes us lop sided in our technique or affects which is our favourite side? (I used to do a lot of bokken work with a long-handled suburi bokken but ended up cutting the handle shorter 'cos I felt my body was having to twist too much when doing cuts in the left stance).
Maybe it's a poll idea, but, do any of you have a 'best' side which you generally stand in, and do you know why?