In the video below we will look at using dynamic distance control.

This is excellent drill for working on balance between commitment and dynamic distancingcontrol and getting good at it proves that one does not exclude the other.

The basic question it asks is if you are able to adapt during those 0.2 second needed for executing the punch.

If the answer is yes – you won’t need to pause and restart in instances where the opponent slides back after you started moving.

Linden Huckle

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Linden Huckle has been practicing and teaching karate for over 50 years and believes first and foremost, karateka should enjoy their karate. He says 'there is nothing better than seeing a person develop into a great person through their karate practice, while at the same time enjoying karate.'

Linden Huckle