Thread: Ushiro Ukemi
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Old 12-29-2016, 12:13 PM   #20
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Re: Ushiro Ukemi

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Robin Johnson wrote: View Post
In a combat situation a breakfall doesn't seem safer to me - I would just be lying there to get stomped or kicked unless I immediately rolled away or kicked back successfully.
Have you ever done groundwork (judo or bjj type groundwork)?

Being on your back is definitely not a great place to be if you have multiple attackers, but if you have a single attacker, it can be VERY difficult for them to stomp or kick you effectively.

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