Mnemonics: part 1

Pat the dog, tickle the dog, good boy. This one is Sensei James’ device for the flowing hands in Bassai-dai. I’ve used it several times to teach lower grades this move and it has been quite effective! Oh, you’re sooo annoying! This one is mine for remembering the Japanese terms for footwork: oi ashi, yoriContinue reading “Mnemonics: part 1”