Bruce Baker wrote:
Let me bring up the art of taking balance, creating distraction.
Haft go with Bruce on this one. A great way to overcome resistance is distraction and unbalancing. It is hard to put the mind in two places. Help them shift their priorities to not getting hit (atemi as a feint)or not falling down. Also, you maybe feeling the resistance because you are moving into them instead of taking the hand on the circumference. Just thoughts.