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Old 05-12-2010, 11:18 PM   #21
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Re: Ukemi and Dizziness

Adam Huss wrote: View Post
As an aside, some schools teach to hold one's breath while doing ukemi.
Sounds like a great way to get the air knocked out of you. I'm afraid that I wouldn't be able to break my habit of exhaling even if I were in a dojo where that was common place. I have landed without fully exhaling before, and it was VERY uncomfortable.

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