About practice

KDS practice key elements

  • Body condition

  • Distance

  • Timing

  • Muscle work

Body condition

KDS practice tries to keep the body relaxed and in constant readiness to perform any kind of technique fluidly and effectively. Muscle usage should be effective without energy loss from unnecessary tension, static or fixed muscles. Optimal body condition is when we manage to keep the body relaxed while the muscle work is performed freely without unnecessary tension.

Distance control

In KDS you train how to control and keep the attacker in a safe radius by controlling the distance. The right technique in defence and attack situations also requires a proper assessment of the distance.


In KDS you practise timing and ability to react to the opponent's movements. An optimum body condition makes it easier to find the right timing when the opponent is attacking. Good timing gives many options and depending on the situation, one can escape, avoid, defend, or make a counter-attack.

Muscle work

In KDS you train how to optimise muscle work and use your body more effectively. A relaxed muscle can work efficiently without losing mobility or quickness giving focus to offensive and defensive techniques.