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Old 12-12-2011, 03:10 PM   #41
Janet Rosen
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Re: On being Female in an Aikido Dojo

Katherine Derbyshire wrote: View Post
It can also help to point out that being indecisive about the throw actually makes the ukemi more difficult. The throw doesn't need to be "hard," but it does need to be firm.

VERY true. The first time I did a perfect breakfall was because I was put there. No fear, no pressure, just....there....

Janet Rosen
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