Kyoshi's Weekly Technique Bulletin: Sept. 23, 1997

Greetings to all. The pincipal of GAN-eyes- in the literal sense. Keying
in on the target real or imagined. Just a reminder to use the eyes as if
piercing through the focused point at the moment of impact (strike or
block). This principal as well as other aspects of Gan i.e. awareness,
periphial vision, sensing 360 degrees even in complete darkness and
mai(distancing} is described in detail in the Green Book. Today the
thought is on the physical eyes complelementing the action. Common errors
are closing the eyes at the moment of impact or allowing the eyes to
"wander" during the action thereby diminishing concentration, focus, kiai
and power. Arigato, Kyoshi.

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