Conditioning exercise based on ikkyo omote ukemi and the backward roll - Van Amburgh Sensei 2018

This video sequence begins with the core conditioning exercise (so familiar to Chiba Sensei’s students), segues to the small backward roll and then opens up into an ikkyo omote ukemi practice. The elements are mostly familiar, however, even seasoned Birankai practitioners have commented they’ve never seen the elements assembled quite this way, into a repeatable, solo warm up exercise.

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