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Kotegaeshi (小手返し etimology) is a supinating wrist lock and is generally translated as "wrist throw". The throw works on the manipulation of the wrist, which turns the fore-arm, then the shoulder, then the whole body. If tori's hand is supporting uke's wrist, then the twist will be much lessen. This means that there is less pressure/pain on the wrist itself. ...


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Don't use the tips of your fingers for practice. Its too dangerous to you and to your sparring partner. Instead, close the front two finger joints to form a flat fist (as if you were rapping on a door) .The striking point is the first knuckle of your first two fingers. You give up only two inches. Also fight like that if you want. Practice like that. ...


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The question is not well phrased. It's like asking "Which is a better tool: hammer or screwdriver?" (Answer: it depends...) The better question is "which is a more effective martial arts technique?" There is no historical basis to support the claim that slashing weapons were generally cavalry weapons. Here are some relevant historical examples: Swords ...



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