Thread: Shihonage Ukemi
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Old 08-02-2010, 03:14 PM   #1
Rabih Shanshiry
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Shihonage Ukemi

Yoshinkan is generally known for it's effective judo-influenced ukemi. Within the Yoshinkan, however, I have seen two completely different ways of taking ukemi from a shihonage pin.

This first found here at the 0:20 - 0:30 mark:

The second here at the 0:24 - 0:28 mark:

Which do you think is the better approach for safely taking ukemi from the shihonage pin at full speed - and why?

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