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Old 04-22-2006, 10:06 AM   #1
Bowjamer
Dojo: Aikido of Greater Milwaukee/ Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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Confused Greetings to All

Hi I'm a newbie to Aikiweb , Aikido (5 weeks ) and to ukemi that I'm doing wrong and its killing my shoulders and to the overwhelming amount of tecniques taught in a session that I usually go home confused anyway God Bless to all in this Martial art

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Old 04-22-2006, 01:00 PM   #2
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Re: Greetings to All

Hey Paul!!

Welcome! Never ever worry about doing things wrong...I've been studying for 2 1/2 years and I still manage to do some sort of ukemi wrong and never ever do I go home unconfused....even on nights where its just a test! Have a GREAT day!!!

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Old 04-23-2006, 06:13 PM   #3
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Hi Paul,

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Old 04-24-2006, 03:35 PM   #4
Michael O'Brien
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Re: Greetings to All

Hi Paul,

Welcome from Nashville, Tn. Ukemi is an art unto itself and at 5 weeks you are definitely still getting a feel for it. It will come in time. If you are getting a lot of stress in your shoulders from techniques being applied or falls/rolls where you are landing too hard you might ask your nage to slow down a little when you are training so that you don't get injured.

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Old 04-30-2006, 07:40 PM   #5
Mark Uttech
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Hello Paul, say hello to the two senseis, Wade and John for me. In gassho
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Old 05-01-2006, 11:01 AM   #6
Lucy Smith
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Try ukemi from a kneeling position with one leg up, holding a tanto with both of your hands in front of you (not in a position where one hand is closer to you than the other).

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