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GA 451 | Good and “Evil” in Kata with Scott Laundry and Marc Bicknell

By Jessica Bush Updated on November 23rd, 2022

This week’s guests are Scott Laundry and Marc Bicknell. Ron, Scott, and Marc discussed all things kata, including being a good coach and how kata can be “evil.” An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quotes that Scott and Marc like (2:34)
  • Their backgrounds (3:10)
  • Why kata can be good and “evil” (4:31)
  • Their approach to coaching kata (8:53)
  • How the target condition is formed (13:01)
  • What’s special about kata (16:33)
  • The problem with the fishbone diagram (20:41)
  • About personality tests (22:42)
  • Advice for those new to kata (26:58)

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