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Old 02-12-2006, 03:28 PM   #17
Dojo: Portland Aikikai
Location: Portland
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 82
Re: Poll: For the basic version of tenchinage, what kind of fall do you think is more appropriate?

Hi all,

I voted for a back fall because that's what I have been shown, and the majority of ukemi for tenchi nage (basic) at my dojo is just that. However, as I have been learning to keep a better connection I have been tending toward a forward roll or breakfall on tenchinage ura...
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