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Play and Practice

The children’s classes that he began with were full of fun and easily accessible movements that kept him interested and enjoying each lesson. The spirit of learning and playfulness in classes kept him coming back year after year.

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Practice Theme – September 2011 – Hanmi Handachi

Hanmi handachi is both a technique and an approach: nage sits on her knees, with feet underneath, much like in the seiza meditation posture, but resting on the toes, to allow for readiness of movement. When the attack comes, nage (the person who applies the technique) receives it and executes any of the standard defenses from that low position.

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