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Keri Kudaki

Keri Kudaki (蹴砕) “Kick Break” The uke performs a migi zenpo keri. Fall back to the left 45 degrees, sink low and perform daken uke into the appropriate kyusho with your right hand. You should sink low enough that the target kyusho is approximately shoulder height. The...

Henka Kudaki

Henka Kudaki (変化砕) “Variation Break” This combines the techniques of keri kudaki and ken kudaki. Sono Ichi Uke performs migi oitsuki. Fall back 45 degrees with your left foot and perform a right jodan daken uke to the appropriate kyusho. Immediately perform a right...

Koshi Kudaki

Koshi Kudaki (腰砕) “Hip Break” The uke grabs tori in kumiuchi and attempts to throw. Sink the hips deeply and use the nearest hand to drive your thumb down into shichibatsu. Ideally strike into it to push the uke’s hips down and forward to break their balance. You can...

Ken Kudaki

Ken Kudaki (拳砕) “Fist Break” Uke performs an oitsuki. Fall offline back and perform a right daken uke into the appropriate kyusho. Immediately perform gyaku tsuki into same kyusho to break the arm. The strike may be either a fudoken, shikanken, or a kitenken (shuto)....

Te Hodoki

These are methods of escaping wrist grabs. These come from the Shoden of Asayama Ichiden Ryu Taijutsu. Tehodoki Shoden (手解初伝) “Hand Solutions Beginning Transmission” Kasumi Hodoki (霞解) “Mist Release” The uke grabs your left wrist with their right hand. Shift your...