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Old 12-06-2007, 08:22 AM   #6
Paul Milburn
Dojo: Northern Aikido Association
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 15
United Kingdom
Re: Tenkan Katatetori

Peter Gröndahl wrote: View Post
Why down? The point of the wrist that is grabbed should stay in the same point during tai no henko.
Some styles dip the wrist whereas others hold it as a pivot. When the wrist is dipped (as if scooping sand with the hand) the partners force is dropped and uke moves downwards.
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