The tactical problem is harder: How to combine this new work with what I am learning in England. Sue is teaching me a style which relies in part on avoiding certain situations. Paul is teaching me to handle some of those situations.
Many things are catching me by surprise. The coach ducks or steps aside. He points. "This is the only point of mass which cannot be removed, Aim here." Flailing, shifting, using the non-weapon arm. "Things like this happen. Keep the point here."