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Old 11-10-2004, 02:53 PM   #14
Janet Rosen
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Re: Kneepads?

I have friends who swear by soft, very padded kneepads made for vollleyball.
My own preference, when I did suwariwaza, was to make a padding inside the gi pants of layers of pellon fleece quilted to a lightwt cotton, from mid knee to mid shin along the front of the pantslegs, so that when I turned in suwariwaza it felt like being on a potholder, and when I accidentally slammed down on a knee in ukemi, no bruising would result.

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