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Pinan Shodan — Keys of Meotode


keypoints of pinan shodan's first embusen

When you learn Kata, three things are important: 

  • Stance
  • Technique
  • Direction

The difficulty is to use these in unison so your performance becomes sharper, more stable and more efficient. I'll guide you step by step how to do this in the video.

the points to pay attention to

The quality of the second movement depends almost completely on your elbow and knee movement.

Position your knees properly AND match your elbow movement with your stance and rotation — do that and the complicated internal movement will occur almost automatically. 

how to use your elbows and knees for control

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