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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The Best Block Is No Block At All!! (Part 2)

Remember, a block is the last defense and one that is not usually put into effect until all other avenues of protection have failed. The failure to get out of harm’s way, deflect and or block the weapon is mainly caused by the person’s inability to recognize danger before it is too late. The more one understands the concepts of protection, defense, focus, timing, rhythm and balance the easier it is for them to recognize oncoming strikes and acting on them before they become too close for comfort.  With this concept understood you should know that you must be out of the way of the weapons path. It is now

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Shihan Danna Abbott
Shihan Danna Abbott
is a 7th degree black belt in Kenjutsu, starting his 14-year education in Tokyo. He has published five books and designed a US Patent. Abbott has also conducted seminars in over 30 countries and obtained his black belt at the Hombu dojo in Yokohama. He currently offers online classes on LearntheSword.com, his unique swordsmanship academy.

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