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Old 11-05-2011, 10:07 PM   #48
Lyle Laizure
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Re: high breakfalls?

Janet Rosen wrote: View Post
Lyle, I would disagree in the sense of the body's landing position. A person could have splendid forward rolls but always roll up to kneeling or to standing.
To me the single most important thing of a breakfall, whether one arrives at it via a fall from a height, via jumping forward over one's arm, or via going straight back/down with legs flying up in front of one's body, is having practiced via sheer repetition the proper landing position.
Janet, I agree that repetition is key. We will disagree perhaps on the method of repetition.

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