Face Uchidachi, with
body turned 90 degrees right in Hachijidachi. Jo is hidden from
sight held vertically at your side.
As Uchidachi approaches and comes
closer to Ma-ai,
turn body and tip of
the Jo towards Uchidachi.
grip jo with both hands in Gyakute. Left foot steps back in Gyakute kamae at the same time Uchidachi takes kamae.
Slide back into
Kuritsuke. Thrust. Hikiotoshi uchi to the
head. Me tsuki. Osame.
Kamae. Advance in Kodachi Hasso Kamae.
stays on your hip the entire kata to keep the long sword (Odachi)
out of the way.
From Jodan Kamae slowly lower the
tachi and take Chudan kamae. Raise the tachi to Jodan kamae and
Step back facing
Shidachi to get out of the trap (Kuritsuke). Shidachi thrusts to
the solar plexus, and makes a final strike.
From Gedan no
kamae, step back (Musubi dachi) at the same time Shidachi steps
forward and finishes Osame.