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The basic method of dodge-advancing shown here is a part of the BASIC EXERCISES, and is used to attack an opponent who some distance away, and who is menacing you with a weapon or object that can be thrown. Please note that this method is best used by an expert, so, if you are a beginner, you are advised not to use it in a real life situation.

However, it is essential that you begin to train in these methods at an early stage in your training, and so the Dodge-Advance is included in these Basic Exercises. Your Dodge-Advance can be improved by training in FOOTWORK.

 

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USES OF THE DODGE-ADVANCE

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This simple dodge-advance is useful if you wish to close the distance with an enemy who might throw some weapon at you. The aim is to not give your enemy an easy target to throw his weapon at, while closing the distance and disabling him. DO NOT USE ANY SORT OF WEAPON IN THIS EXERCISE IF YOU TRAIN WITH A PARTNER.

 

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HOW TO DO THE DODGE-ADVANCE EXERCISE

It is very simple. Look at the video to learn the exercise, and consult the text below to add to your knowledge.

Your target should be at least fifty feet or about fifteen meters away. Run towards your target while simultaneously dodging from side to side to avoid a possible thrown weapon.

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ninja dodging and advancing to avoid a thrown weapon

ninja dodging and advancing to avoid a thrown weapon

ninja dodging and advancing to avoid a thrown weapon

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When you are in range of the target, use a simulated attack to ‘disable’ your foe.

ninja dodging and advancing to avoid a thrown weapon

ninja dodging and advancing to avoid a thrown weapon

You should do this exercise at least ten times.

 

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And now, please read and meditate upon...

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...READINGS FROM THE SCROLLS...
Legend of the Tengu

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What is this shadow that faces me,
that the throwing blades I hold
cannot hold at bay?

It advances upon me, and I attack;
And it seems almost
as if my weapon, thrown,
passes through the shadow without harm.
And it advances again.

And I know despair.

Again and again, I fling my edged steel
at the shadow;
Each time to no avail, and with each attack
it draws nearer.

No man is this, my enemy, but a Tengu;
A demon-creature
of night and darkness;
Skilled in combat;
Come to claim my spirit,
for the realm of death.

 

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