Original Starting Date: 2008
Last Grading Date:
Special Trainings Completed: 1
SKA Dues Current: No
Favorite Kata: Heian Nidan
Requested Kata: Bassai
In sanbon kumite, make practice of being able to retreat in a straight line using effective and powerful blocks and a strong counter attack. Also, practice evading techniques - tai sabaki, and again finishing with a focused counter.
Polish your favorite and required kata through many repetitions.
The eyes show if the unconscious mind is moving or holding strong, so we emphasize eyes first and we never promote somebody who closes their eyes, turns their head or looks away.
In sparring make exact oizuki attacks each time and, when you defend, make clear, effective counterattacks.
Back foot toes should not point outside and the heel never goes up when executing basics.
Make pulling hand clear on each side.
Important Points: eyes, stabilization of hips, rear leg, pulling hand