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Morning class worked on the Shoman Uchi Sankyo again. This time Sensei taught us a new blend. Right as the Uke goes to strike, you tenkan in and put your arm in their arm pit, with your thumb down, this causes you to ever so slightly lift their arm, which then falls into the perfect grab for Sankyo! It works if you get the entry timing correct. If you are off, well lets just say you get shoman in the head, or run into the other person.
Worked on Sankyo in the evening class too! Lots of new cool stuff, like when the person goes to do the Shoman, you grab their OTHER hand, and sankyo it! You do this by ducking under their arm as you cross un front of them and grabbing the elbow on the way through, it really works well, and they never expect it! This was great fun, and if you did it during Jiowaza they would be really taken aback by it. Amazing! I know that theoretically you can do almost any technique from any positions, but that one really shocked me.
Then we worked on Knife take aways! Somthing that I had never done before! Wow it was great, Shoman Uchy Knife take away, watch your belly! Victor was my partner for this, it was a lot of work to get right.
I stayed late and worked with Victor on Morote Dori Ko Kyu Ho. It was awesome working with him as usual.