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Old 06-05-2007, 01:48 AM   #5
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Re: Shomenuchi (Empty Hand)

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Ricky Wood wrote: View Post
Does your empty hand shomenuchi attack resemble the traditional sword strike motion (as you would with a bokken), or does it more resemble an empty hand knife-edge strike to the front of the head (directly forward)?

Just in case I'm ever attacked by an aikidoist, I'll know how to defend myself.
Mine is more towards resembling an empty hand knife-edge strike to the front of the head. I always imagine myself holding an empty wine bottle.

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