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Old 03-17-2002, 02:15 PM   #4
Dojo: Aikido of Norwalk
Location: CT
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 205
Originally posted by Kat.C
Also I cannot do even a forward somersault will I be able to learn how to roll? Is a roll in aikido the same as a somersault?
Rolling is not like a somersault, but it's not completely different either. You roll straight, but your head never touches the ground when you go over. You go over your shoulder instead. But if I could learn to do forward rolls, I assure you that you can.

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