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Old 10-17-2005, 07:43 AM   #3
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Re: Breakfalls can be a problem!

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Stelios Papados wrote:
In response to a well oriented cote-gaeshi one or two of my classmates will take a breakfall without even thinking and it looks pretty natural too! When it commes to my turn , most of the times I consider it to be an ardous task.
IMHO, when your instructor said to go head first and your legs will follow, they probably also meant to get your head ("without even thinking") out of the way. if you think its "an ardous task" it will be.

Lynn Seiser PhD
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