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Old 10-09-2011, 03:33 PM   #5
Janet Rosen
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Re: Soft vs hard (correct?) kote gaeshi?

Demetrio Cereijo wrote: View Post
The "correct" kotegaeshi is the one that puts uke on the ground, regardeless if he wants or not, because his balance is broken, without giving openings to counters or escapes and without relying on pain compliance.
Agree 100% !
There is no right way based on turning the wrist this way or that, and many of us think the wrist is sort of besides the point... there ARE dojo-specific conventions on what constitutes proper form for basics, for ranking, and essentially for each dojo the footwork, the wrist stuff and the ukemi to take.

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