Kata demonstrated by Shimizu Takaji (Jo) and
Kuroda Ichitaro (Tachi).
From Tsune no Kamae,
step back and change to Gyakute no kamae, simultaneously lower
the jo as Uchidachi takes kamae.
Right foot crosses
over to the left, and strike.
Draw back the jo,
and sweep up catching the tachi at the hilt and do Kuritsuke.
Hikiotoshi uchi. Osame.
From Chudan kamae,
advance in Hasso Kamae. Lower the tachi to Chudan kamae,
AT THE SAME TIME Shidachi takes kamae.
Block Shidachi`s strike:
Left foot steps right horizontally, right foot steps forward,
and raise the tachi perpendicular above forehead.
Left foot steps
forward, and make a cut to the left (target is the trapezius and
neck). However, Shidachi does Kuritsuke. Step back facing toward
Shidachi (who thrusts).
Step back again to avoid the strike. Osame.