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Sensen no Sen, (先先の先: Superior initiative)

Seizing the initiative by attacking first.

Sensing your opponent’s intention to attack, you take the initiative, immediately launching a pre-emptive strike. “Also called 懸の先 Ken no sen”. This strategy prescribes creating an advantage over your opponent by taking the initiative in advance of your opponent’s actions/ intents.