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Old 01-12-2007, 05:06 AM   #13
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Re: Backward Roll - Risks and benefits

Peter Gröndahl wrote:
OTOH practising with a mindset where the both tori and uke always keep focus on the possibility of a follow up and where uke dont break the mental connection by rolling away seems like a good idea in my view.
Exactly - not to mention that trying to guess what you opponent is going to do is antithema to budo - mushin and all that.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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