Thread: Ushiro Ukemi
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Old 12-28-2016, 03:08 PM   #5
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Re: Ushiro Ukemi

Peter Rehse wrote: View Post
Hot button as you should get responses - no one said anything about disrespectful.

In my opinion the backward role exposes you to attack and should be avoided at all costs.
Well, considering our backgrounds, it's no surprise that we agree. I like the backward roll as an exercise when my back is feeling stiff, but that's about it.

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