- ROM, extended ukemi session on a crashpad
- Releases with emphasis on pushing forward instead of cutting down or grabbing
- shomenate, gyakugamaeate, udegaeshi
- chain #2, including maeotoshi, shihonage, and ushiroate
- randori with emphasis on synchronization, triangulation, and watching the role of tori (or 'boss') trade back and forth between partners during an exchange. This was the first time I'd seen a good, strong effect from practicing the triangulation trick.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Fundamentals and randori
Aiki with Kel
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