Thread: Concrete Ukemi
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Old 05-18-2004, 12:46 AM   #24
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Re: Concrete Ukemi

Peter Rehse wrote:
There is no fundamental difference between ukemi on any surface - if there is you should consider exactly what you are training for. What mats do provide is a relatively friendly way to get that practice time in and avoid both short term and long term injury.
Ahh, Peter makes my point...albeit with much less smart-assiness


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