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Does practicing in dojo or studio apply in reality ?

Does practicing in studio or dojo apply in reality? Well, the answer to this question is a Yes & No! Now let us try & understand this, what we practice in studio or dojo is a synchronized move wherein the role playing attacker attacks or threatens in a certain manner & the defender tries to defend it in the way is ‘supposed to’ is ‘taught to’. The ability to think beyond & improvisation reduces drastically if the same drill is practiced over & over again without any changed scenario, environment of attack methodology. It is good to an extent that the same is internalized but the flip side is that the response gets skewed if there is a slight variation in the attackers design. To address this acuteness I have always recommend the following 2 ‘Cs’ : 1.Conceptual Understanding – Always focus on the ‘concept’ , which means what may happen in a certain condition & what should be the outcome? This will leave the ‘approach leverage’ with the executor. I shall try & e…