Thread: Soft Styles
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Old 03-24-2004, 10:06 AM   #17
mantis
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James Growney (jgrowney) wrote:
So for me hard and soft have less to do with technique than with ukemi.
Great point Jim.

Being a good uke doesn't mean just being able to fall good, or just blindly running around the mat. Uke has to simulate a real attack and recovery for a particular off balance.

That's what will teach timing, and will show openings for a counter attack.
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