Erick Mead wrote:
<snip>Let me try a concrete example with a specific technique.
Assume shomenuchi ikkyo with the right hand.
The plane of rotation of the attack is in the vertical-fore and aft plane (y,z). Torque for that rotation lies on the transverse (left-right) axis (x). The horiztonal plane cutting uke in half at the hips is (x,y).
<snip (x,y) (x,z) (y,z) etc>
Thanks for your time with the reply! Much to my surprise I pretty much followed the logic of the description
, but to be honest I was kinda left a bit unconvinced about the effect (magnitude?) of a gryoscopic resultant force, given that the accelerations involved are prtty small, relative to an actual gyroscope. Maybe that will be something to fall out of the discussion about Mike's question about throwing someone away.