Thread: Yonkyo
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Old 03-14-2004, 03:36 PM   #13
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 241
I had to go beyond the dojo I was in the learn the yonkyo pin corectly. Sadly on my early kyu exams, we just had to fake the pin or try to get a stretch to make uke tap. Yonkyo is a tricky thing and No one will get it nless they have been instructed by somone really advanced. My nidan sensei at the time did not even know how.

Now, I have been taught by a couple aikido greats and it never fails. Bryan is basically right alothough there are a few more points to consider. I will apply the usual nerve pin only once which usually works and if not, I waste no time by going into something that will never fail! Maybe I can explain later. Gotta run for now.

Brad Medling
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