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Creation Date: 11-22-2004 06:17 PM
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In General Jo kata, Morote dori kokyu ho brocken apart Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #30 New 11-18-2004 08:06 PM
Yesterday's practice started with 32 Jo kata partner practice from 22-27. I did pretty well since Andy showed me this last time. Then we did morote dori kokyu ho and I was working with Lucy. Strangely what was working perfectly with Jim - a very resisting guy, does not work with Lucy I can't explain why, but I feel it doesn't. I guess this happens again - I start to understand the technique, combine the pieces into something meaningful and then it breaks again. And the same process from the beginning. I guess this evolution and collapse will never end...
Anyway, then we did a lot of suwari waza. Let's see... We did yokumen - kote gaeshi, yokumen - sankyo, shomen - kaitenage. And all this on our knees! The last one was very confising in the beginning until sensei showed me and I've got how to think about it. When attacker performs shomen strike, go off to a side (outside) and do a continue uke's attack like a yokument strike with opposite hand, the other hand stays at the forehead. Afterwards, striking hand leads uke's hand in the circle down, back and up, and the other hand cuts to uke's head. Then step.
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