Posted On:10/22/2009 2:23pm
Style: Pekiti, ARMA, other stuff
Posted On:10/22/2009 8:12pm
Style: novice in PTK
thanks. and just out of curiosity, would you know where I could find a reliable clip of the rose drill? I'm not sure if it's called that properly.
Posted On:10/22/2009 9:29pm
Describe it to me?
Posted On:10/23/2009 7:01am
hands scooping passing your partner who is facing you, side step to the back of the partner, sticky hand movement, side step again back to the hand scooping. the hand scooping was described to me as being as if you were gathering up grain then dumping it out.
Posted On:10/23/2009 10:09am
all the footwork is sidestep, not triangular?
Posted On:10/23/2009 12:40pm
its all side step and pivot. supposedly it is a very old ptk drill that orginated as a game that would teach basics of trapping and body striking and getting to the flank and back of your opponent. The rose or something rose.
Posted On:10/24/2009 12:51am
It sounds like one of the intro footwork sparring drills.
Posted On:10/24/2009 10:07am
yeah it is. I was told it was taught to kids as a game to prepare them for the basics.
Posted On:10/25/2009 12:48pm
Yeah, they're just to teach you to "race" around each other so that you know when you're sparring that you need to be competing for position as much as who hits who.
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