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Tsubawari


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

 

 

Description


  • Shidachi

    Take kamae. As uchidachi strikes, step back and strike the forearm.

     

    Follow the movement of the tachi and suriashi one step left, keeping the jo pressed into the abdominal region and firmly trapping hand movement.

     

    As uchidachi attempts to make a cut to the left leg, drop left knee to the ground, use the jo to guide under the arm keeping the jo parallel to the ground.

     

    As uchidachi attempts to cut the neck, stand and do Kuritsuke. Thrust. Hikiotoshi uchi. Osame.

     

  • Uchidachi

    Advance in Hasso Kamae.Right cut to Shidachi`s left arm. Shidachi strikes your forearm. As you start to move, Shidachi pins your hands. 

    See the chance to cut Shidachi`s leg. Full swing aggressive cut to his left leg.

    Shidachi avoids the cut. Before he can do Kuritsuke, turn the blade of the tachi in order to cut his neck.

    Shidachi does Kuritsuke. Step back from the thrust and strike.  Osame.

 

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