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Old 07-10-2005, 09:57 AM   #36
raul rodrigo
Location: Quezon City
Join Date: Jul 2004
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Re: The meaning of omote and ura

Even in hanmi handachi shomenuchi ikkyo between two people of the same size, the easiest thing to do is not omote, but to pivot out of the way on the knee opposite your leading hand and cut uke's hand down just as it cuts down, i.e., an abbreviated version of ura.
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