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Old 04-07-2012, 10:47 AM   #12
Dojo: Aikido Sangenkai
Location: Honolulu Hawaii
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 40
Re: Should obese aikidoka do break falls?

Basia Halliop wrote: View Post
Donovan Waite is great but I am confused by the idea of him not doing breakfalls. He does, and teaches, masses of them constantly. He does them well in such a way that they are as safe as possible, and teaches others to do them well, but that's the _opposite_ of not doing breakfalls...
NO, I did not mean that he does not do break falls. I meant exactly as you said, he has a method of doing it in such a way that they are safe and avoids injury. Sorry for the confusion.
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