February 2nd, 2014
following Thought/Technique for the Week (TFTW) is submitted
on behalf of Sensei Shlomo Dadon of Eilat Israel.
our kata[s] begin with a defense.
How do we execute a quick defense???
Via a combination of feet, legs, hips, body, arms, hands,
The feet and legs move first to a gripping position of the
The source for the quick turn (into the defensive movement)
are the feet, legs, body and hips that also generate speed,
strength, and power.
The head moves together with the body and hands to execute
the appropriate and quick defense; and we must not forget
the stare with the eyes all the time towards the opponent,
because the eyes are the source of our strength even without
Domo Arigato Gozaimasu
Sensei Shlomo Dadon
Shorin-Ryu Karate USA
Under the Direction of Hanshi Scaglione