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Teiken

Teiken (蹄拳) “Hoof Fist” Uke reaches in under tori’s arms in an attempt to perform a lock on tori. Immediately sink hips and bring in elbows to trap uke’s arms at your side. Grab fingers of uke’s hand and crush them. Position thumbs on back of uke’s hands and perform...

Ketou

Ketō (闕倒) “Watchtower Topple” Both uke and tori begin in Hidari Ichimonji no Kamae. Uke performs right sokuyakuken. Step left with left foot and kick with instep to right leg to deflect. Uke responds by pulling their kicking leg back, and performs right tsuki to...

Yubi Kudaki

Yubi Kudaki (指砕) “Finger Break” Uke reaches with right hand and grabs tori’s collar from behind. Step back with left foot and turn hips counter-clockwise to face uke. With the right hand, reach over and grab the uke’s right pinky with your right hand and apply...

Ketsumiyaku

Ketsu Miyaku (締脈) “Tightening Pulse” Uke approaches tori from behind and performs sankakujime, barring right forearm against throat. Immediately sink hips and bring chin down and to the right to open air way. With right hand secure uke’s right elbow and drive thumb...

Sakketsu

Sakketsu (殺締) “Killing Clamp” Uke grabs tori from behind around arms. Sink pushing hips back assuming hoko no kamae, striking uke’s hips back with your hips. Step 90 degrees to your left and twist hips clockwise to face the uke. In this movement, strike uke’s gorin...