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Note: This kata, performed by Shimizu Takaji (Jo) and Kuroda Ichitaro (Tachi), is performed

Seitei Jodo style, not Koryu style.





  • Shidachi

    Take kamae, with tip of jo on the ground at the left perpendicular to the body. Wait as Uchidachi advances.


    Avoid Uchidachi`s strike, by taking small step forward with right foot, and turning to the right (back to Uchidachi). Left foot step forward, pivot around and strike Uchidachi`s forearm.


    Kaeshi Tsuki. Me tsuki. Osame.



  • Uchidachi

    From Chudan kamae, advance in Hasso kamae. 

    Strike from Jodan kamae.

    Step back raising tachi to Jodan kamae. (Shidachi thrusts to your solar plexus).

    Lower tachi to Gedan kamae. Osame.

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