Thread: Uke Nagashi
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:45 PM   #8
ramenboy
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Re: Uke Nagashi

Matthew I agree... If the attack is 'low,' towards the stomach, the bringing the elbow up to deflect the energy doesn't seem right. In that case dropping the hips and the elbow to redirect the attack makes more sense.

If the attack is 'high,' like mune tsuki, kata tori (like in the video) or even yokomen, the deflection as shown in the video works well

Last edited by ramenboy : 12-15-2012 at 04:46 PM. Reason: Haha just noticed it seems mine is pretty much a non answer too :p

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