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Old 05-05-2011, 07:04 AM   #8
Mario Tobias
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 261
Re: The Bad Habits Thread

I learned something from watching Osawa sensei's shomenuchi ikkyo videos.

Once the ikkyo is performed, I have this habit for the wrist controlling hand that I grab the wrist from underneath. This probably happens because its an automatic movement for me. This is wrong as Osawa sensei points out. The wrist controlling hand should grab the top of wrist not bottom, regardless if its omote or ura. Hmmm, very fine detail but I guess very things to learn everyday....I can't wait to apply it in practice.
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