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Old 03-21-2004, 01:47 AM   #2
Roger C. Marks
Dojo: Tetsushinkan London
Location: London
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 25
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If you define nage solely as kake (execution) then I definitely breathe out but before the attack breathe in to concentrate energy and in preparation for kiai. On completion of technique (nage) and accepting ukemi I am still in an exhalation phase - I can't see how uke can inhale when performing ukemi, certainly if nage has responded with speed and energy.
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