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Pinan Yondan - Part 14

The recoil of the first movement of Pinan Yondan, initiates the second movement, and so forth.

Through the use of recoil with koshi dynamics, a portion of the energy of each movement is recovered, and recycled, so to speak, into the next movement.

That is one reason a person skilled a koshi dynamics does not get as tired during kata -- he or she is expending less total effort. The idea is to get more done with less. And real skill is getting a whole lot more done with a whole lot less.

It is like bouncing a ball. It does not take much energy to keep it bouncing... if you time it right.


Charles C. Goodin