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Thursday, February 22, 2024

The best block is no block at all!! (Part 3)

The length of the weapon also determines how your body must move and function in any situation. Short range weaponry requires one to get in and out of their circle of influence with equal speed and agility while not sustaining any injuries in the process. Long range weaponry requires that most of your energy be used to “bridge the gap” getting past the ends and into the target area. The most dangerous areas on a long range weapon are at the front or back ends. Shorter-range weaponry keeps you and your opponent in each other’s circles of influence or very close to it.  The longer your opponent’s weapon is i.e.

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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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