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Re: Calibration problems... a (possibly) simple solution...
Poster: email@example.com (Jeffrey Sussman)
Greetings from Richard Fitzgilbert,
Calibration before combat doesn't do as much as we'd like. Acknowledgement
is a combat skill. Standing around watching your opponent whack, or poke,
you is a very different context from combat. Acknowledgement skills are
learned and refined in sparring and in combat. A lack in this skill or a
miscalibration of acknowledgemet levels, acquired over years (at least
months) can not be remedied completely in a 20 second ritual exchange of
If you bring good combat skills to the field they will stand you in good
stead. A lack in any of these skills can not be remedied quickly.
At 12:15 AM 7/22/96 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Poster: Gary Bryers <email@example.com>
>I am sure this has been brought up before, but not having paid much
>attention to the 'Rose before, this discussion is sort of new to me. A
>possible solution for calibration problems SHOULD be a simple matter to
>fix: Make every contest begin with a calibration, where both opponents
>deliver and receive a blow that they would consider to be good, and make
>them agree on a level.
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