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Old 10-08-2002, 11:02 PM   #7
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I've seen exactly what Opher mentioned above. In Seidokan, the tendency is to let the arm go where it wants to; this way, uke doesn't feel any chances to resist. This is my favorite manner to do shiho.

When nage "must" grab uke, the only words I say are "keep the slack out of uke's arm".

Phillip Johnson
Enso Aikido Dojo, Burnsville, MN
An Aikido Bukou Dojo
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