The use of excessive force is a widespread problem among almost all police departments in the world. There are many reasons behind this phenomenon; many of which are outside of our scope of discussion. The general public lacks the expertise in the use of force, and therefore it is difficult for people without this background to understand and come up with ideas to improve police training to lessen the problem.
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Student kept resisting hard so the intended moves did not work, and I had to improvize instead. Since he was resisting hard, the stiffness allowed him to defend a couple moves, while at the same time created openings elsewhere. As a result, he got hit a lot, up and down, left and right.
That’s to show the essence of the combat art is not just hitting people fast and hard and with what, but the ability to contorl the flow of the action by adapting faster. This requires a way to acquire information and make timely decisions to not just take the initiative, but to take the initiative away from the opponent.
There is also no pulling back. That’s one central tenent of the Mantis Style.