1. Get him to do it again!
2. Ask him how he did it!
3. Ask him how he trained to do it!
(and if you get a chance to feel it, don't be a dive bunny! Just as he's putting it on, think to yourself JUDO!
BTW - Kobayashi was, by repute, another one of those guys who allegedly retained some of the pre-war training methods.
Man, I keep hearing these stories of people like yourself SEEING it, and somehow the "ma-ai" is just not right to ask. But I have found that, in fact, that
's the ma-ai - they only tell you if you ask anyway.