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Old 07-12-2012, 02:03 AM   #16
LinTal
Dojo: Aikido Terrey Hills
Location: Sydney
Join Date: Dec 2010
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Re: Kata dori - tips to remember

Thanks guys.
That clip is brilliant, cheers! From this thread I also particularly like the imagery of the bow, and the emphasis on the angle moved for deflection. We tried a brief technique from kata dori and it made so much sense.
I was surprised at how similar the sense of space was to irimi nage once the force of the attack was dealt with. Just curious; who here finds it easier to initially deflect out in front vs. around out?

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