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Ushirozue Zen (後杖前)


Kata demonstrated by Shimizu Takaji (Jo) and Kuroda Ichitaro (Tachi).

 

 

Ushirozue Zen Description


  • Shidachi

    Walk towards Uchidachi in Tsune no kamae. Bow, "Onegaishimasu". Sage jo.  Mawari Migi. Tsune no kamae.

     

    Uchidachi nudges your back with the butt of the tachi. Walk forwards (left, right...) When Uchidachi strikes, step to the right, turn and strike (gyakuteuchi) his forearm.

     

    Quick thrust, then (Similar to Kasa no Shita.) Get "Under the Umbrella". Strike Honteuchi.  As you are, Osame.

     

     

  • Uchidachi 

     

 

 

 

Ushirozue Go (後杖後)


 

 

 

Ushirozue Go Description


  • Shidachi

    Walk towards Uchidachi in Tsune no kamae. Bow, "Onegaishimasu". Sage jo.  Mawari Migi. Tsune no kamae.

     

    Uchidachi nudges your back with the butt of the tachi. Walk forwards (left, right, left, ...) When Uchidachi moves to make a cut, raise the jo overhead, turn and thrust his solar plexus.

     

    Change grip on jo and strike to the ground (missing Uchidach`s arm as he takes Jodan kamae).

     

    Wait. When Uchidachi recovers and moves to strike, step to the right in Hikiotoshi kamae (avoid the tachi strike).  Strike his temple (right foot steps forward). Osame.

     

     

  • Uchidachi

     

 

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