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bkedelen
04-26-2005, 05:29 PM
For some years my mind has been copulating with the concept that forward ukemi is actually ikkyo performed on a shomenuchi strike perpetrated by the whole of the earth. Do any of you find yourself infected by a similar notion? If this is the case, what tomfoolery can we assign to the act of rear ukemi?

DevinHammer
04-26-2005, 05:45 PM
Similarly, I've though of it more as blending to the outside of a mune tsuki, as in kotegaeshi. I can't think of a sensible analogy for back rolls.