Rubber Band

A visualization for stable rolling.

  1. Nage rolls backward and forward (koho tento-undo).
  2. Uke tests as nage returns to stable sitting position.
  3. Nage imagines a rubber band stretching from One-Point or chest to the opposite wall.
  4. Uke test.
  • Test One: uke waits until nage has settled into position.
  • Test Two: uke tests as nage is still coming up.

Student "But all I did was change what I was thinking." Instructor: "Yes."

— Gregory Ford-Kohne

Keep One "Point

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