The Martial Nonviolence (MNv) Instructor Training Manual (ITM) includes the following articles:
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This is an ongoing research project in support of the continuing development of the Martial Nonviolence method. It is also the Instructor Training Manual because that is what being an MNv instructor signifies: co-creative participation in the community developing this method orginated by Brandon Williamscraig and deployed as Peace Practices by Association Building Community.
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"Excuse me" side-steps
Physical and Verbal distinctions:
Front side-step = move front foot first either to the same or opposite side
Back side-step = move back foot first either to the same or opposite side
As usual, vocal inflection is paired with physical orientation:
Anterior (lifting inflection with forward move/irimi/entering) https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/anterior#English
Lateral (neutral inflection with movement to the side and turning out) https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/lateral#English or Medial (to the side and turning in) https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/medial#English
Posterior (dropping inflection while withdrawing to the side) https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/posterior#English
Additional descriptors: use distal to indicate distance from speaker's intent while moving further https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/distal#English or proximal to indicate sympathy while moving nearer https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/proximal#English
Wrong - Listening
First - Together
Fault - More
Balance: Where is the middle/neutral