Thread: Irimi
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Old 07-07-2000, 06:10 AM   #13
Dojo: NUI, Galway Aikido Club.
Location: Galway, Ireland.
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 334
Chuck Clark wrote: "Yes, I think you can "enter" while going away from uke"

I wouldn't call it going away from uke, but I certainly regularly enter by a backward step, and have done ever since I saw it done that way in the Seven Samurai (duel scene). When you're as sh*t as me, it really catches people by surprise too.
But maybe you're not talking about that.
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