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Old 10-03-2005, 01:35 PM   #27
Ketsan
Dojo: Zanshin Kai
Location: Birmingham
Join Date: Feb 2005
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Re: committed attack/sensitive ukemi paradox

I try to be honest. When I attack I do so with the intention of placing tori on the mat, skill of the tori accepted. If the attack is jodan tsuki, then that's what they get and I try to ensure that I'm ready to attack immediately after tsuki (or whatever the attack is) is thrown, as I would if I were sparing or fighting. After that it's tori's job to place me on my behind and mine to ensure I don't get hurt as it would be for real. Some people often need help throwing me, so I usually help them out, it's dishonest but it has to be done.
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