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Old 07-08-2004, 10:07 AM   #13
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 819
Re: Getting racked taking ukemi....

Um, is it your hanmi/ stance you are in? If your partner keeps giving you a "glancing blow", then they are perhaps showing you are open, which, as a woman, I can only imagine the pain.
You don't want your legs spread open you should be going down on your inside knee to protect "the spot that really counts."

Anne Marie Giri
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