- standing on right foot, falling toward left foot
- standing on left foot, falling toward right foot
- your right foot just hit and is stuck, but your momentum is still carrying you toward your right
- your left foot just hit and is stuck, but your momentum is still carrying you toward your left
The first two conditions occupy most of the time in your walking cycle, and these are the conditions under which it is appropriate to fall out of the way. For instance, if you are attacked when you are standing on your right foot falling toward your left foot, then you just extend that left footstep and fall out of the way.
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