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Getting thrown into a soft slam breakfall by sensei is the most amazing experience. It felt as soft as a feather even though I forgot to stick out my hand to slap the mat. I'm still marvelling at the control he has. It was one of those kinda like hip throws but not quite which neither my partner nor I could figure out properly how to do, so he came over to demonstrate and over I went, light as a feather, gently onto the mat. Amazing...that's control. I don't know anyone else in the dojo who can do that. the senior yudansha often have a lot of control but it still feels harder whereas this was just floating down.