Originally posted by ian
Just as a snippet - I heard that there was a problem at one time in Japan due to people doing forward ukemi whilst throwing a dagger behind them (ie. they would throw it between their legs as they did the ukemi). Quite a cool trick, and hard to see coming.
I like that...a lot!!!
As to rolling with a bokken, if you have to think about it, or if you start to think about it... forget it.