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Old 10-02-2007, 01:17 PM   #2
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Re: No suwariwaza techniques at Nippon Kan

I particularly liked this excerpt:

Gaku Homma wrote:
There are not ANY Aikido techniques that truly, physically force a person to fly into a break roll, even without any resistance. The true reality is that ukemi in our Aikido practice is a partnership.

EDIT: As for suwariwaza, what I took from the article wasn't to stop doing it. Rather to understand that it requires some body conditioning before attempting it. Suwariwaza is not that conditioning, either. Everything in moderation.

Last edited by MM : 10-02-2007 at 01:21 PM. Reason: additional content
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