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The Tradition (Offensive-Defense):

Begins in Right Stance. When an opponent attacks with any overhead cut. Cross step forward from defensive stance into 'L' stance and use #2 head block (arms to the left). You should now be almost side-by-side with the opponent, with your hips close to an inch a part. Their sword should have put pressure against your sword the moment of his attack. The moment that pressure is released, drop your sword to their stomach-level and draw it across the abdomen with another cross step.

Comments: this move is very affective in real combat, but when you use it at any time it requires full commitment of action.

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