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Old 10-02-2002, 08:48 AM   #3
Location: New York
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 164
Re: Pain to train, or nudge to budge?

Bruce Baker wrote:
Learning to feel the techniques with some degree of pain validates the neutralization of opponents, and does indeed create a safer practice.
I completely agree with this. After feeling the pain when sensei is demonstrating a technique with me being an uke, or seeing the expression on the face of another uke, I both see that it works and am paying more attention to the move that inflicts pain when being a nage.

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