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Old 08-03-2010, 08:29 PM   #9
Daniel Lloyd
Dojo: Nathan Dojo
Location: Queensland
Join Date: Jun 2010
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Re: When Should You Turn Your Face Away When Being Pinned....?

I was told the reason why we turn our heads away is because with Nikyo pins and Sankyo pins - it has something to do with the artery or something in your neck that when you turn your head to face the person pinning you will go unconscious. I remember Michael Williams Sensei told us something like that a month or so ago.

In short - don't face nage/tori when they are pinning because you'll put yourself to sleep very quickly.
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