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Bokuhen

Bokuhen (朴返) “Simple Reply” The tori begins in hira ichimonji no kamae. The uke is Chudan no Kamae. The uke steps in with the left and performs do giri. Leap back and to the left, rotating your body counter clockwise (your left foot should be in front pointing at the...

Damara

Damara (打扣) “Hitting Peace” Tori is in Hidari Hoko no Kamae. Uke is in Chudan no Kamae. The uke tsuki to suigetsu. Move forward 45 degrees forward to the left by stepping with your left foot. Allow your hips to rotate clockwise, and cover the uke right hand with your...

Shuriki

Shuriki (手力) “Hand Power” Tori begins in migi Bobi no Kamae. Uke is in Daijodan no Kamae. The uke cuts down. Pivot on your right foot clockwise approx 135 degrees, your left foot moving forward to your left in a circular motion. With right hand, perform a right ura...

Kibo

Kibo (跂望) “Tip Toes Hope” The tori begins in hidari seigan no kamae. The uke is in Daijodan no Kamae. The uke cuts. Pivot on your left foot 45-90 degrees counterclockwise, your right foot moving in a circular manner. Cover the uke hands – especially the right – with...

Batsu Yo

Batsu Yo (跋扈) “Domination” Tori is in migi Bobi no Kamae. Uke is in Chudan no Kamae. Uke steps with left and begins to perform do giri. Step deeply with left, – making sure that you end positioned at the uke hands as they continue the arc of the cut. While doing this,...