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07-31-2013, 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted by redbranch View Post
I've watched 3 people in my beginner classes break their wrists by putting their hands out. Drop to your knees if possible
Yea but if you're falling in a way that your knees aren't able to break your fall then your natural reaction is going to be to break the fall with your hands/arms. I don't fall nearly as much as I used to (been playing for about 2.5 years now) so it's hard to think of what I do when I fall. Just try not to table yourself if you're falling backwards. That can be painful and lead to a head injury. I feel like I use my upper arms/shoulders to break forward falls.

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