ONE ARM GADA

  • There are 2 ways to get the Gada in position to begin swinging.
  • The first is to take the Gada from the floor directly to the shoulder.
  • The second requires performing a launch from the ground up and over to initiate the movement.
  • Getting a good starting position is important to begin your one arm sets successfully.
  • The one arm Gada swing is a useful exercise to perfect Jori swinging.
  • The Gada passes over one shoulder during execution.
  • Imagine drawing a circle with your elbow to execute the movement.
  • Ensure that the handle glides onto the gap between the neck and clavicle, it should fit there snugly .
  • The one arm switch is essential for a deeper understanding of Gada swinging.
  • Before switching hands ensure the hand you wish to switch on is stacked on top and you have a secure grip.
  • The arm passes in up and over the front of the face, you must be quick!