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Old 11-05-2011, 12:30 AM   #42
Janet Rosen
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Re: high breakfalls?

Mario Tobias wrote: View Post
I think a breakfall is also a way of "letting go". Did you encounter some practices that breakfalls just came naturally and they werent intentional?
To me that's the point of practicing a variety of things - when I've needed it either in the dojo when thrown how/where/when I didn't expect AND on the street when a slip on an oil spot or similar mishap has occurred, my body is on autopilot for what this far has been the right fall for the situation. And they generally have been breakfall landings, not rollouts.

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