How to Read a Force Portrait
Navigating the intricacies of your Force Portrait to extract valuable information can initially pose a challenge. For humans, conceptualizing movement through forces, such as acceleration, may not come intuitively. The Project Dasein team advocates the cultivation of a "force sense" to enhance the interpretability of your Force Portrait.
An effective method to initiate the development of your "force sense" involves the following steps.
Examining your Force Portrait from various perspectives is worthwhile, with the SIDE view proving particularly insightful. This vantage point distinctly illustrates the various phases of your running cycle.
Explore the provided images to establish connections between your role as a runner and the corresponding phases of your Force Portrait.
This is when your foot first touches the ground and you start to shift your weight onto that leg.
Now all your weight is on one leg. You're steadying yourself, getting ready for the next stage.
You're taking off! Using the force you built up in the stabilizing stage, you're propelling forward.
You're off the ground, flying through the air!
By looking at your Force Portrait and noticing how it relates to your movement through space, you can start to develop your "force senses".
- Examining the Force Portrait from the SIDE is advantageous for comprehending the interplay between your movement and the measured forces.
- The running cycle can be deconstructed into four distinct stages: landing, stabilizing, launching, and flight.