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"The Language of Motion"

Every dictonary has a definition for the word language. But they mean on out of two types of language, verbal. There is one left out type of language which is body language. The definition for verbal language reads, "The words, sounds, punctuations and the meathod of combining the words. The same definition can be used for body language, except that you have to replace certian words in the definition to fit the topic.

Just as a verbal language is divided into an alphabet, words, and sentances, so is body language. But in the case of body language you are communicating by physical movement. Below the alphabet, words, and the sentences of body language, or motion is explained.

The Alphabet of Motion

This specific alphabet, is not created from letters, no it is basic strikes that originate from you legs, arms, and body. Just as the english language has "A" as it's first letter of it's alphabet, the alphabet of language has a begins strike. This strike is the first step to the top of the stairs.

The Words of Motion

A word is simply the combination of letters an the alphabet. When you combine the basic strikes, that are the letters of the alphabet of motion, you will get a word of motion. This is also called a technique. If you take apart each technique and take a close look at it's movements you will discover that each technique IS a word of motion, because it will consist of the basic kicks, punches, ect.

The Sentances of Motion Each sentance is developed by adding words together. The same is true when you add techniques together in a certian pattern. By adding techniques together you create a Kata (or form).

The language of motion is quite similar to the language of the mouth, they both have in a sense an alphabet, words and sentences. This is the basis of all martial arts, because it allows you to break down the hardest of techniques and katas to a simpler set of motions. Because, you zero in on each of the basics that is needed to create the technique or kata.

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