Peter Rehse (PeterR) wrote:
There is a time and place for randori and a another time and place for kata.
Still you have a point - if uke is being really bloody minded put him down. However, if all he is doing is giving you something to work for - switching to another technique is the easy way out.
"something to work for"? the term "work" implies too much effort. being a lazy korean american (the worst of both worlds in the eyes of japanese people), i prefer "the easy way out." maybe my tiny little brain has tightly wrapped itself around the concept of the path of least resistance.
working smarter, not harder?