The front rolling side fall is used when one is falling forward and has a lot of forward momentum. In practicing the front-rolling fall, start practicing the technique from a squatting position and progress to a standing position and a diving position. Protecting the head is vital during this fall.
Rolling often causes apprehension amongst students. They may become disoriented while rolling. However, many throws will quick flip an opponent over the hip which may also cause disorientation. Practice may alleviate so so this dizziness A smooth rolling fall may save one from injury during common mishaps, such as a bicycle crash or a fall down a flight of stairs.
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