Ukemi and More Ukemi

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Ukemi and More Ukemi!

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I have written before about the value of ukemi in terms of the practice side of Bushin Ryu. If the attack is insincere or poorly executed, we are giving our training partners very little to work with. And unlike most every other martial art out there, we cannot rise above the skill of our best partners. If we ...

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Ukemi The Art of Falling

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Ukemi the Art of Falling!

Ukemi the “Art of Falling” is one of the most focused on skill sets of Japanese Martial Arts. In the beginning the topic is solely based on teaching a new student to roll forwards and backwards and the lesson plan is kept to very simplistic terms. But truly understanding Ukemi is a true art form in and of itself. Ukemi is the skill which teaches us a far greater understanding of martial arts. How ...

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