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Old 12-03-2005, 12:05 PM   #11
Josh Reyer
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Re: Kaesu

Michael Hacker wrote:
Actually, a lot of that depends upon how your system does things. Some styles "turn over" the wrist. Some "return" it. We have to be careful how much English flavor we impart to the original Japanese.
Well, I can't say what every style does with the wrist, but every style I've seen turns the kote over.

Of course, Ki Society calls the technique "koteoroshi": "fore-arm take-down". Looks much the same, though.

Maybe you'd be interested in doing the articles?
Well, I just wanted to provide some of my knowledge; I wasn't looking to steal anyone's thunder.

Josh Reyer

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Th'assay so harde, so sharpe the conquerynge...
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