Thread: Back roll
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Old 11-06-2002, 11:27 PM   #5
Location: Australia
Join Date: Oct 2002
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Re: Back roll

Amin Basri wrote:

phobia doing back rolls.Could any of you out there offer some advice or suggestions on doing back rolls or how to outgrow the fear of doing rolling.Thanks really appreciated it


Two short pieces of advice.

(1) Look at you belt knot when you fall - keep head off floor as long as possible

(2)"Open the door". As an experiment, lay flat on you back. Now try to *gently* roll over you right shoulder - that is, diagonally backwards, not over the top of your head. Pretty hard, huh? This time, as you roll right, shift your head/neck to the left (like trying to put your left ear on left shoulder). More room (open door) / easier to roll this way.
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