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Old 11-24-2004, 06:12 PM   #2
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Dojo: Aikido of Petaluma, Petaluma,CA
Join Date: Jan 2003
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Re: Practical use of ukemi

Well mine is more intentional. I'm a dancer at the Dickens Fair in San Francisco and I do comedy so i'm falling down alot onstage. Its really visually effective to do ukemi in lots & lots of petticoats or draperies- this year I'll be doing a backward roll,landing flat on my face (in a corset) and get dragged offstage.

Ah, Theater!


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