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Robert Jackson 02-15-2007 08:36 AM

Learning to read energy
 
Which role ,uke or nage, had the most siginfigance in teaching you to read energy?

As Uke you learn how to read energy and get where you're being taken safely.

As Nage you learn to read to the energy given and change\redirect it to perform a techinque.

Your ability to read and manipulate the energy is directly related to your success in both roles. So which role actaully teaches it to you?

DonMagee 02-15-2007 08:47 AM

Re: Learning to read energy
 
Both

ChrisHein 02-15-2007 09:46 AM

Re: Learning to read energy
 
I would say weapons practice. In particular, bokken; was the most helpful for me (and remains to be).

Lan Powers 02-21-2007 01:00 PM

Re: Learning to read energy
 
You gain insights from both aspects....( and weapons as well)
I personally learn more from feeling the technique through ukemi. Your milage may vary, of course.
Best
Lan

Mike Hamer 02-21-2007 04:10 PM

Re: Learning to read energy
 
I think I expirince more energy reading while I am uke.

crbateman 02-21-2007 05:30 PM

Re: Learning to read energy
 
If the interaction is a true blending, you're going to experience input and feedback in either role.


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