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The First 10 Techniques of the The 50 Classical Techniques Make Up the White Belt Set

Many new students make the mistake of believing that the White Belt Set is simply a collection of introductory techniques.  Not so.  In fact, there is a defense against every conceivable attack (with one exception ~ a kick).  

Sensei Carter has told me numerous times that a Black Belt ‘s understanding of the art is manifested in his complete mastery of the White Belt set.  

I believe that there is significant wisdom in that statement

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Ikkyo or Gokyo

They are both our Arm Bar to me.  Gokyo simply has a slightly different initial block.


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