Bülent Koçak wrote:
result; sensei told me to tread my uke kinder
(I could not blame - "he is resisting", could I ?)
A friend of mine tells his students, "Knock 'em down and make it look like aikido."
Saito speaks briefly of resisting UKE's in one of his early books. He suggests you "treat UKE a little unkindly" and step on his instep and pivot into TENKAN.