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gershon hepner

(5 3 38 / leipzig)

left-handed blows


Don’t rely on competence, for strength
come from unlearned blows that are left-handed;
until you learn to improvise at length
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  • Chuck Audette (5/21/2009 12:04:00 PM)

    There is an interesting study about the prevalence of left-handedness in some cultures vs. others. Cultures with much physical combat tend to have higher percentages, because left-handedness can confer an advantage in a fight. Just thought that interesting... -chuck (Report) Reply

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