Weight and Drag
Appendages or loose parts of a character or object will drag behind the leading part of the object. Then as the object comes to a stop, the looser parts continue to move taking longer to settle down and stop.
Weight of the appendages dictates the speed with which they follow the lead, heavier objects drag farther behind. The lighter the object the smaller the drag and the quicker the stop.
An action should never be brought to a complete stop before starting another action. Overlapping maintains a continual flow between whole phrases of actions.
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