Thread: Ushiro Ukemi
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Old 12-28-2016, 04:28 PM   #9
Peter Goldsbury
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Re: Ushiro Ukemi

I think it depends on what you are doing. Since I was taught by, e.g., K Chiba and M Kanai that ukemi (in the broadest sense) was crucial in aikido, in our dojo we teach three ways, generally depending on what happens to you -- what waza is in question. The main aim is to avoid getting hurt.

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