Kata demonstrated by Shimizu Takaji (Jo) and
Kuroda Ichitaro (Tachi).
From Tsune no Kamae, place the jo vertically on ground
directly in front of body. Why? This is a warning for Uchidachi
not to advance beyond the jo.
Avoid the Tachi
strike by stepping back to the right. Swing the jo around in an
"egg shape" and strike the forearm, with tip of jo pressed against
pursue, and strike (Honteuchi) Uchidachi`s left forearm. Me
Note: The first strike to the
forearms will break the radius, the second strike will break the
Take Chudan kamae.
in Hasso no kamae. At Ma-Ai, raise tachi to Jodan no kamae, and
Immediately take a
large step back, raise tachi in Jodan no
back (Musubi dachi) in Gedan no Kamae at the same time Shidachi
steps forward and finishes Osame.