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Old 01-30-2005, 10:54 PM   #21
stuartjvnorton
 
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Re: hiriki no yosei/elbow power #1

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Michael Stuempel wrote:
Got it...you're talking about keeping the contact at the wrist strong so that uke's arm stays locked as you control their shoulder. Does that follow?

--Michael
Yeah, I'm trying to keep a strong wrist-palm contact by playing with my wrist angle a bit to feed into the palm better (hopefully without splaying my elbows too wide), then getting underneath to raise and lock elbow & shoulder.
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