“Learning by Failure,” by David

“The primary focus of the session was on koshinage. The session is typically for beginner-to-intermediate kyu grades, so things are fairly well explained. Everything’s broken down step-by-step. For myself, this tends to make things difficult, which is perhaps ironic. When sensei explains a technique, I watch and listen intently. I don’t want to miss anything. I like to think that I pick up on a reasonable amount of nuances when doing this. And then I try to replicate what has just been explained so in-depth.”

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  1. Try looking at the whole technique as One not five points and switching off the brain can work wonders too.
    Most of all enjoy and try not to get bogged down thinking too much- feeling the movement a better way to go!

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