Kata demonstrated by Shimizu Takaji (Jo) and
Kuroda Ichitaro (Tachi).
From seiza with jo
on the ground on the right. Kneel on left knee in Gyakute no
Kamae as Uchidachi takes Chudan kamae.
As Uchidachi takes
Jodan kamae, Honteuchi and strike the metatarsal region of the
upper forefoot. (For safety, strike the ground next to
With control raise
the jo. Metsuki. Osame (stand up on 3rd move).
Advance in Hasso
kamae. Take chudan kamae as Shidachi takes Gyakute kamae on one
attack by raising the tachi to Jodan kamae (right foot takes 1
full step back). Before you
have the chance to strike, Shidachi strikes with the jo (vital
point: the metatarsal region of the forefoot).