Thread: Tsugi Ashi
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Old 01-10-2011, 07:07 PM   #7
Tony Wagstaffe
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Re: Tsugi Ashi

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Dena Williams wrote: View Post
Thanks guys. Any comments on maintaining Maai between the nage and the uke? (with respect to Tsugi Ashi, of course)

The bigger/longer the weapon the bigger the mai....... Using tsugi ashi (rapidly) to move in (Irimi) after avoiding/parrying strike from such weapon, which could be bare hands,elbows, knees, feet, jo, bokken , spear (yari), tanto or anything else you can lay your hands on........
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