Do you see it?
I was busy using my footwork and ukemi to avoid being hit by the stick.
Do you see it now?
No, but I just felt it.
Thank you for pulling it at the last moment.
Enough of this, I’ll close the distance and get closer, get inside the stick.
Footwork adapting to footwork, the stick sliding from side to side, I’m unable to close the distance, always at that six foot spot, at the end of the stick where I don’t want to be.