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Old 05-17-2004, 10:02 PM   #21
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Re: Concrete Ukemi

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Lyle Laizure wrote:
I think it is important to know you can safely roll on any surface.
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Lyle Laizure wrote:
Regarding rolling/breakfalling on grass/dirt. Providing there aren't any sticks, rocks, pinecones, etc....it is my preference over mats.
Would not sticks, rocks, pinecones, etc. qualify as any surface? If you were mountain biking and went over the handlebars there would be sticks, rocks, pinecones, etc. so you should probably practice rolling over them. Oh, and make sure to practice rolling over nails, broken glass, piles of bricks, car hoods, gravel, brush piles, dog poop, lava, etc....
wouldn't want to be caught unprepared

Bronson

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