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Old 06-04-2002, 09:45 PM   #58
Greg Jennings
Dojo: S&G BJJ
Location: Springboro, OH
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 1,125
Originally posted by PeterR

Hi Greg;

I am a strong believer in using the trunk of the body. When doing aigamae-ate for example (read standard irimi-nage except that hand makes contact with chin) the hand doesn't push or hit but almost acts as a guide. The power comes from the hips.
<greg in his best pseudo bahamian accent replies>
No Mon, I mean, like _really_ there _only_ to provide shape. No contact a'tall. Some, dat is, not us.

<back in his normal, twangy, Tennessee/Texas accent, greg goes on>
We actually do it both ways, but we don't see anything wrong with there being contact, even rough contact, between the "irimi arm" and the neck/chin. But we're kind of unrefined. <by choice(?)>.

Best Regards,

Last edited by Greg Jennings : 06-04-2002 at 09:49 PM.

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