Thread: Reading throws
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Old 08-21-2003, 03:47 PM   #8
Dojo: Methuen Aikido
Location: Massachusetts
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 97
Thank you all for the input. As Jun pointed out there is very little difference between a front roll and a breakfall and I'm usually ok if it's a choice between those two. Then it's only a matter of whether or not my lead hand is available. It's the choice between a back roll or a forward breakfall (again, I'm thinking of iriminage) that screws me up (I've been told that there is no difference between those either but I'm not at a point where I see that yet !)

To give you a little more background (and to address Ron's point), I'm recovering from an injury, so I'm trying to be selective about my breakfalls. On the flip side though, I don't want to get hurt worse by not taking one if I do need to.
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