The order of importance for learning Budo I Shin, - First your mind   Ni Gan, - Second your eyes San Soku, - Third your feet or steps Yon Te - Fourth your hands. However,  your learn them in the reverse order.   Don't cut with your hands, Cut with your feet, Don't cut with your feet Cut with your hips.  Kimeda Sensei 9th Dan Yoshinkan Aikido