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Old 01-20-2009, 02:07 PM   #11
CitoMaramba
 
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Re: Bokken and Jo questions

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Tara Skarbek wrote: View Post
I am having trouble in keeping the my Jo from hitting my head! In class sensei has us warm-up by sometimes twirling the jo around like one would twirl a baton, (Just no over the head deals) for another a explanation, (for those of you who know star wars) we kinda' twirl it around like Darth mal! and I keep hitting my self in the head! Any tips?

Domo,
Tara
Keep the knuckles facing forward and the elbow unbent.

Hope this helps.

Inocencio Maramba, MD, MSc
Dangayan Singkaw Aikido Shinzui
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