Face Uchidachi, with
body turned 90 degrees right in Hachijidachi. Jo is hidden from
sight held vertically at your side.
to a distance that starts to feel threatening, turn your body and tip of jo towards Uchidachi.
The tip of the jo is a threat, and Uchidachi is now aware that
you are armed, yet does not know the length of your weapon yet
and approaches Ma-ai cautiously.
grip jo with both hands in Gyakute. Left foot steps back in
Gyakute kamae at the same time Uchidachi takes kamae.
Slide back into
Hikiotoshi kamae. Kuritsuke. Thrust. Hikiotoshi uchi to the
head. Me tsuki. Osame