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post #20 of (permalink) Old 08-04-2007, 01:22 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Trainee
Well, you don't really jump backwards. You just lift your feet off the ground, so that your entire body moves with his, without a struggle (basically, he's pushing you backwards, while you're pushing him down). I mean, obviously, this won't work if you're backed up by a wall, but you have to be smart about what you do in a fight...and not attempt to jump backwards if there's a wall right behind you.
Yeah, I ended up not being able to get myself to jump all that high, but I was off the ground. It did work actually. However, my sparring partner is awful at shooting... Mike123 beats me in Judo, but he like...tries to football tackle me and calls it a shot -- all bent over at the waist and stuff. But, yeah, the move you suggested sent him crashing to the floor.

I'll test it more extensively against someone who's better at shooting, when I get the chance.

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