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Old 12-20-2006, 11:58 PM   #12
Thalib
 
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Re: Personal Views on Ukemi

Interesting... I have similar views with Chiappetta-san...

受け... uke... 受ける... ukeru... to receive...

身... mi/shin... body...

受身... ukemi... the receiving body?... doesn't exactly translate to breakfall...

I think that ukemi is more how you receive, in this case, attacks... the rest is how Chiappetta-san described it...

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