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Old 03-20-2010, 07:30 AM   #33
Marc Abrams
Dojo: Aikido Arts of Shin Budo Kai/ Bedford Hills, New York
Location: New York
Join Date: May 2006
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Re: Confused... Uke Ready to Jump?

If an uke is taking ukemi, then some degree of collusion is taking place. This can be appropriate as a learning tool for a nage trying to learn techniques. A throwing technique done properly is one in which the uke has no choice as to taking ukemi; it simply happens.

Marc Abrams
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