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Old 11-09-2011, 10:58 AM   #74
Janet Rosen
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Re: Overriding uke's determinism

Jon Reading wrote: View Post
Uke and nage are transitive roles within an confrontation. The assignment of morality, harmony, justice, etc. to one role over the other will break down as soon as uke becomes nage, and nage becomes uke. In henka waza the roles of uke and nage may transition a number of times. Uke and nage both should be practicing aiki; either uke is better than nage or nage is better than uke.
Very well put.

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