Sit Through from Turtle

 When uke (partner) is fiddling around in front of you and they try to chicken wing one of your arms, try this bad boy on for size! This is a fantastic way to move from a defensive position (turtle) to an offensive one.

Things to note:

  • when uke under hooks from the front grab tricep or gi
  • pull down to create a reaction upward from uke
  • create space for the leg and but to sit through - lean head and shoulders onto partner
  • pull down on tricep as you roll towards the head
  • make a "C" with your hand and put on uke's neck to keep them down Unless you've got a move that you love from the front, I recommend moving behind uke to be in a better/safer position. 

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