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Old 10-09-2002, 12:02 AM   #7
PhilJ
 
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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
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