Wednesday, February 28, 2007

20 to the Throat

Around the 10th time I felt like I had the idea, but that simply isn't enough in Beatings. Rote repetition really makes an impression especially in the crook of my throat.

I found yet another area to work on. I really dislike using spear hand in relation to a throat strike. I know that my opponent, in this case Beard, knows to relax his throat, but the idea of sticking my fingers intentionally in something smooshie kinda freaks me out. I guess I felt like I really had to have excellent control and knife hand is not my forte.

So after jabs and getting jabbed I was thankful to be blocking kicks. Something simple and painful and easy.

Then lots of Kata. Weeee.


Anonymous said...

so were you doing pressure point stuff? We've done classes on pressure points and there is one where you jab someone in the throat (the soft part) and actually hook your fingers down like you're gonna go right down their throat. Its icky. Was it something like that?

Potatoe Fist said...

Exactly. We must have the same syllabus. I find it vaguely nauseating.

Anonymous said...

it kinda creeps me out.

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