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Old 01-29-2012, 06:33 PM   #124
Janet Rosen
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Re: "Irimi" by Ellis Amdur

Ellis Amdur wrote: View Post
and the victor is the one who, without retracting, avoiding or pulling back, <spirals around> the other's irimi.
In other words, tenkan is an accentuation of the spiral inherent in any irimi.
without retracting, avoiding or pulling back = to me the essence of correct tenkan.

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