Saturday, June 13, 2009

Yoko guruma

Otoshi happens on a footfall and tends to happen in the direction of the step - as in yesterday's video.  Guruma is the dynamic oposite - it happens late (wrt the footfall) and tends to happen about 90 degrees off of the line of the feet - between the feet.  Yoko guruma is just about the best, purest example of the guruma action n judo.  Kirby-san, I figure you'll especially like the second variant here - it comes from the setup we've been working on lately.

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