Like many of these kind of things the principle of intercepting a punch early and redirecting it is OKDoes anyone do this kind of training? I know the title is misleading. The demo is for training not actual response and the punch is more of a push.
Theory and concept minus application and understanding of concept in the context of a real punch.Does anyone do this kind of training? I know the title is misleading. The demo is for training not actual response and the punch is more of a push.
There may be something I don’t know about what they are doing, but it looks to me like a misapplication of a concept drill, as if it were direct application. I’ve seen this a fair amount with aiki body mechanics drills, where their application within technique (indirect application) wasn’t understood.I assume it is some sort of concept drill rather than a practical technique.
But there is probably better ways to to drill that concept.
It think it'ssafe to say that they are learning and discussing concept and not fighting application. Focus is on what to feel.We might want to consider that there might be training done outside this video that we don't see. As a result, we might want to avoid critiquing this video for what we don't see in it. Also, the meaning of what we do see might be informed by context that we don't see.