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Focus. Focus is the coordinated use of all the above principles to concentrate all the forces the body may generate into one technique to a specific target at a specific instant. Development of focus requires strong character, determination, perseverance, and firm will. Focus develops slowly through hours and hours of dedicated training.
Conservation of Energy. A technique executed in proper form with power and speed, it is the most efficient use of energy. Maximum efficiency is the attainment of maximum power with minimum energy expended. Techniques performed with maximum efficiency conserve the most energy. This means one will have the energy reserves to fight longer and with more power.
Combination of Forces. Power can be increased by combining forces. Two forces may be combined to make a much larger force. If you push back against a pushing opponent, the forces compete and the person with the greater push will win. If you pull back against a pulling opponent, the forces compete and the person with the greater pull will win. If you pull a pushing opponent or push a pulling opponent, the forces combine and the opponent will fall.
Redirection of Attack Force. Redirect your opponent’s power by:
- Using the minimum force needed to deflect the attacking force
- Use circular motions, to deflect the attacking force
- Move like rushing water; never stop, just change direction and keep pressing on