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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...

Sakanagare

Sakanagare (逆流) “Reverse Flow” Both uke and tori begin in hidari ichimonji no kamae. Uke performs migi jodan tsuki. Fall offline with left foot and receive with right jodan uke. Capture uke’s right hand with your left hand to prepare to perform omote gyaku. The uke...

Koku

Kokū (虚空) “False Void” Both uke and tori begin in hidari ichimonji no kamae. Uke performs migi jodan tsuki. Fall back with your right foot and perform uke nagashi with left hand striking uke’s right hoshi. Immediately take small step with left foot to flatten body...

Renyo

Renyo (輦輿) “Palanquin” Both uke and tori begin in hidari ichimonji no kamae. Uke performs migi jodan tsuki. Fall back with your left foot and perform uke nagashi with right hand – deflecting uke’s tsuki with your wrist. Immediately take small step with right foot to...