The importance of breakfalls/ukemi


Breakfalling/Ukemi is an important skill set, it not only keeps you safe but allows your partner to work his/her technique and gain confidence in the technique.

Ukemi also requires trust and breaks the uke of the fear associated with being thrown. Tori or Nage has the responsibility of executing technique not only based on their own skill level but must take into account the skill level of the Uke. In this way both practitioners get something from the practice.


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