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Keep the trailing guard arm up at all times because you cannot bend over to roll under an attack coming from that side.
When an unblocked attack is directed at the face, lean away or pull your lead shoulder and head together to protect your jaw to prevent getting knocked out.
Do not emphasize speed at the expense of form.
It is dangerous to lead with the trailing hand.
Use full movement when practicing and when sparring.
When opponent moves, you move, either with a defensive technique, an offensive technique, or to maintain your fighting range.
Never stand flat-footed with your knees straight. Always keep your knees slightly bent, coiled like springs, so that you may move in any direction easily and keep moving, or jump without having to squat first
Never score a point or throw a technique and then turn your back and lose your superiority over your opponent. Stay "in their face" until break is called.