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Old 04-09-2012, 10:00 AM   #20
G Sinclair
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Dojo: Bushikan Aikido
Location: New England
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 28
Re: Should obese aikidoka do break falls?

A properly performed breakfall should have the 'slapping' hand taking 95% of the impact. If your body is taking a jarring impact, your hand is hitting the mat too late.

Good luck, hope this helps!

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