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Old 03-19-2013, 08:31 AM   #23
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Re: unusual seiza problem - pain in BACK of knee

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Christian Mikkelson wrote: View Post
On the other hand, performing tachi-waza does not feel so bad when I'm doing it, but after a class with a lot of kihon doza (especially hiriki no yosei ni) my knees get stiffer and also the patellas feel like they're going to explode, which is sort of new since I originally started this thread.
sounded like you put a lot of lateral torque to your knees, usually happens when doing the turn/tenkan. see if you can do tenkan without putting lateral stress to your knees.

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