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Old 04-22-2005, 03:12 AM   #21
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Re: To sutemi, or not to sutemi

Bryan Bateman wrote:
I've just been having a chat with Boon and Michael Stuempel over in the chatroom. The general consensus is that the variation of sutemi that I would use going forward here is not considered sutemi waza. I concede that it is a kokyunage .

I definately wouldn't want to go flat on my back for even an instance in a randori or on the street, regardless of the number of attackers. But, there may be a time when it is necessary depending on uke' s movement. Don't rule it out as an option .


Amen, I rest my case.


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