Soon-Kian Phang wrote:
1) I remember "trying to do" shomenuchi ikkyo omote on a heavily-built uke who was rushing at me with his tegatana raised for shomenuchi. When we made contact, I was struggling to cut him in front, so I gave up and did the ura version instead.
Fair enough, but if you persevere and figure out a way to do irimi
against such a strong attack, your uke
will really fly to the floor. Not easy of course ...