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Soto Waza

Soto Waza (外技) “Outside Technique” Uke is in daijodan with daito. Tori is mune muso no kamae. Uke performs kara take wari. Step right and perform sweeping strike into the side of uke kote. Turn your right palm up to bring the hanbo around and grab with left hand...

Kote Gaeshi

Kote Gaeshi (籠手返) “Wrist Counter” Uke is in daijodan with daito. Tori is mune muso no kamae. Uke perform kara take wari. Spin away from cut sliding left foot back while performing a strike to the top of the hand using a bofuri motion with the right hand....

Saka Otoshi 2

Saka Otoshi (逆落) “Reverse Drop” Uke is in daijodan with daito. Tori is mune muso no kamae. Uke performs migi kesa giri. Step left forward 45 degrees and raise the hanbo straight up to deflect the giri similar to a jodan uke in bojutsu. Using the energy of the sword...

Harai Waza

Harai Waza (拂技) “Sweep Technique” Uke is in daijodan with daito. Tori is mune muso no kamae. Uke performs kara take wari. Step right avoiding strike. Swing the end of the hanbo by rotating right wrist counterclockwise. Step with left back towards their centerline,...

Tekigaeshi

Tekigaeshi (擲返) “Tossing Return” Uke and tori approach each other. When uke is in range, tori performs tobi turning counterclockwise leading with right foot and performs right shako ken underneath uke’s right armpit, driving your thumb upwards into wakitsubo, causing...