LOL, Ricky yea I do the same!
Thanks Marc, that is interesting. I like that feeling when there is no feedback or prioprioceptive reference point and it simply becomes easier to actually do the ukemi.
Isn't it amazing how if we have time to think about the movement, we typically screw it up and get hurt
! One thing that I keep repeating to my students is that our bodies typically know what to do and how to do it safely, it is just a matter of not interfering in that process.