Kata demonstrated by Shimizu Takaji (Jo) and
Kuroda Ichitaro (Tachi).
no Kamae, lightly brush aside the Tachi to the left to deflect the thrust.
The Jo lightly "kisses" the Tachi.
Change grip and
strike the tachi (in real sparring, strike the forearm).
Immediately raise the jo, Me Tsuki.
steps, feet together, then take Hikiotoshi no kamae. Strike the
kamae, advance in Hasso kamae. When you enter ma-ai, bring the
tachi down to the left side. Draw back the tachi close to your
side with blade (monouchi) to the left. As you thrust to
Shidachi`s solar plexus, turn the blade (causes more damage as
it enters the body)
the thrusts and strikes the tachi, so begin to retreat.
back several steps into Hasso kamae. From Jodan kamae, take
chudan kamae. (Shidachi strikes.) Osame.