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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/23/11 Balance and Stability
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9/23/11 The ability to control equilibrium Ability to keep the center of gravity (line or gravity) within their base of support (most of the time) Balance
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9/23/11 Amount of resistance used to prevent the loss of balance Maintaining the line of gravity within the base of support Sumo wrestler (low in starting stance): balanced; great stability Ballerina (up on toes): balance yet with poor stability Stability
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9/23/11 Resistance to being stopped or having direction changed Directly related to mass; more mass more linear stability Consequence more mass; greater inertia to start movement and change direction Linear stability
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9/23/11 Resistance to being tilted, tipped-over, or spun Very important in grappling arts such as wrestling and judo Tell the story of dude who keeps is knees too close together in someone’s guard (very easy to roll him over) Need to maintain COG (line of gravity) within the base
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