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Old 09-29-2011, 10:26 AM   #31
Janet Rosen
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Re: Kotegaeshi: hand or wrist?

Eddie, I have never had a chance to visit a Tomiki dojo (someday!) but I agree that the grip is less important than the kuzushi.
When my thumb arthritis acts up, I can't do anything resembling a "proper" kotegaishe grip. So what? I grab uke's forearm near the wrist and go from there.

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