Re: Poll: In which aikido role do you feel more physically comfortable?
You know, I've been thinking about this question on and off all week. At first, I thought I was even-steven, equally comfortable as both uke and nage. So I didn't respond, since that was not an option.
But to be honest, I am more comfortable as nage. There used to be a larger discrepancy between the two, so it has narrowed quite a bit. But I'm still better as nage than uke.
I have worked really hard to get my ukemi equal, but I am not there yet. I still get corrected by Sensei when taking ukemi, either for him or for another student. (I'm 1st kyu) But I recently watched a video of myself taking ukemi for a 5th kyu test....and you know, I didn't look that bad at all!