Thread: Ukemi and Kokyu
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Old 02-14-2007, 09:51 PM   #17
David Orange
Dojo: Aozora Dojo
Location: Birmingham, AL
Join Date: Feb 2006
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Re: Ukemi and Kokyu

Mark Murray wrote:
Your ukemi should equate to receive "aiki" with the body. That's the major part of ukemi. That is what gives uke choices and that is what ukemi is about. Not rolling and falling because at that point, there aren't many choices left.

My opinion anyway,
Well, it's a valid opinion, but if you seek out people who are genuinely "far" more advanced than you, you're going to find yourself rolling and falling.

In a local dojo, you might be able to avoid it, but go where the water is really deep and the big fish come up, and it's a different story.

Best to you.


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