Originally posted by ian
However I have had the experience of thinking someone was terrible at aikido because I didn't understand what they were doing,
I read an interview with Christian Tissier where he talked about arriving at hombu, seeing Kissomaru teaching for the first time, and thought "he's doing that irimi nage all wrong."
Saku- when I take ukemi I try to follow, for my own safety and because it's the best way to learn, and because I won't have the opportunity to reverse techniques if I don't follow. But dont take just my word for it.... http://gargas.biomedicale.univ-paris...ts/ukemi1.html