Thread: hip throws
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Old 01-07-2003, 06:20 PM   #1
Paula Lydon
Dojo: Aikido Shugenkai
Location: Colorado
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 427
Unhappy hip throws

Hi everyone!
~~At my dojo we seem to go through bouts of working on koshi and O goshi naga but I've never really seen anyone give clear, safe instruction on how to take a fall from these techniques. I came to Aikido from an art with many throws and have no problem with it, but wince watching other students do all sorts of risky contortions and falls.
~~As instructors, how do you present ukemi for these full throws? As students, how were you instructed to take these falls? I have taught such ukemi in my previous school but hold no position in my current dojo and would like to find a way to get this material presented. Or is it usually a wing-it as you learn in Aikido?

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