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Kasa no Shita

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




  • Shidachi

    Clear the area by swinging jo around horizontally at shoulder height. Take Honte no Kamae. Dobarai (block) left. Slide forward, one hand at each end of the jo, with the tip pressed into Uchidachi`s side.


    "Under the umbrella" walk around Uchidachi, right foot crosses over first.


    Gyakuteuchi (strike rear deltoid for safety.)


    Osame (with hand as is in Gyakute kamae).



  • Uchidachi

    Advance in Hasso kamae. (Similiar to Rai Uchi.)

    Tachi awase (take Chudan kamae).

    Right cut yoko. Step back. Roll body away from the jo. Side step to the left and left cut yoko.

    Turn to face Shidachi. Gedan Kamae. Osame.

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