Old notes 3May 12th, 2021
Early notes for the AOV.
To accomplish your objectives, apply 7 movement principles and 6 strategies:
First, establish a strong and stable foundation to operate in.
Next, develop a light and relaxed technique based on three principles of soft body, light touch, and tension-release.
Control your movements with a light rhythmic pulse.
Move smoothly and fluidly.
Automate your actions so you can perform unconsciously.
Simplicity: Reduce things down to simplest elements.
Naturalness: Work with your body. Do not fight or stifle it with rules and artificiality.
Accommodate and minimize conflicts.
Leverage: Generate power and speed from your interactions.
Emotion: Drive your actions forward with focus.
Spontaneity: Respond quickly to every exigency with finesse (otherwise known as winging it).
—June 2, 2003