View Single Post
Old 04-07-2011, 04:05 AM   #14
Carsten Möllering
 
Carsten Möllering's Avatar
Dojo: Hildesheimer Aikido Verein
Location: Hildesheim
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 742
Germany
Offline
Re: slap or silent in ukemi?

Quote:
David Santana wrote: View Post
... we are told not to make many noises including slapping the mat. I guess the reason is that they don't want to disturb the neighborhood .. but doesn't that make the practice incorrect?
Long time ago I used to practice in a dojo where from a certain moment on it was forbidden to make noise because of the neighbours. And because of that there was no slapping any more.
I noticed that after some time the techniques changed, so the students could fall them without making some noise.

I don't know about correct or incorrect but waza changed, became different.
  Reply With Quote