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Old 02-03-2010, 11:27 PM   #12
Janet Rosen
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Re: softening exercises for uke

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Andrew Macdonald wrote: View Post
what i was mainly asking abut was when the nage applies the techniques exercise to make my body soft and relaxed so i don;t go down like a slab of concrete, but can yield and accept then go into ukemi
Like Mickey says, it will vary dep. on where you train but some general principles would include breathing, esp exhaling as has been mentioned I think, if its a lock or pin literally relaxing into it, and keeping yourself/your center aiming toward nage's as long as possible, just as nage want to connect to your center.

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