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Old 09-29-2013, 09:48 PM   #10
Billy Brown
Location: Auckland
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 5
New Zealand
Re: Are you interrupting attacks?

Hi Bill, we practice 2 'standard' entries for yokomen. One is a 90 degree irimi-tenkan, more flowing and the other is what you have described, irimi. We tend to use the later for ura type movements mostly but not always. Your description of how it effects uke is on the button. I strike uke at the yonkyo point and push outwards and downwards... how far out and down will depend on the technique I am practicing eg. doing a gedan irimi-nage I will push right out and down... most attackers will get a fright when you enter like this...
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