Thread: Fear of flying?
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Old 01-27-2004, 12:56 PM   #13
Anders Bjonback
Dojo: Boulder Aikikai
Location: Boulder, CO
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 129
Koshinage. For some reason, I always tense up out of fear when taking ukemi for it. I think it's tied to when I was a little kid in judo, being thrown without knowing how to take falls correctly, being in pain with my breath knocked out of me after every throw.

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