Question

Bonjour, Bravo pour votre site ! Pouvez vous svp me donner une précision sur le KIN-HIN : Doit-on, quand on avance, poser le talon de la jambe avant en premier puis la plante du même pied ensuite ?








Answer from Master Kosen

No. First the root of the big toe then delicately the heel like a cat progressing on his tiptoes to catch a mouse.

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