Thread: Shihonage Ukemi
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:09 PM   #9
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Re: Shihonage Ukemi

Ashley Carter wrote: View Post
I don't like either of those videos. I guess I do it how it is described by a few other people. I put my head towards my arm for support and turn slightly toward nage. Makes ukemi easier and I can take a breakfall if needed. Even if you don't take the breakfall, the ukemi is more roll-y instead of plopping right down on your back.
I like the ability to recover and get back up into nage if the shihonage fails. I can't see how you can recover when falling straight backwards. I might be missing something though?

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