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Hoko no Kamae Copy

Hōkō no Kamae (抱囲之構) “Encircling Posture” From Hira Ichimonji no Kamae, bring your hands above your eyes palm facing downwards and slightly inwards, as if to shade your vision from the sun. You elbows should be slightly bent and open. Whichever foot is slightly...

Hira Ichimonji no Kamae Copy

Hira Ichimonji no Kamae (平一文字之構) “Flat Line Posture” From Migi Seigan no Kamae, step forward with your left to bring yourself flat to your opponent. Your feet should still be 1.5 times shoulder width, but the toes are pointed slightly outward. Extend your left hand to...

Bobi no Kamae Kihon Gata

Bōbi no Kamae Kihon Gata (防備之構基本型) “Defensive Posture Basic Example” The uke is in Migi Seigan no Kamae. Tori is in Bobi no Kamae. The uke performs hidari fudoken oitsuki. Fall offline 45 degrees to your left sinking your hips, and receive with Migi Jodan Uke Nagashi....

Seigan no Kamae Kihon Gata

Migi Seigan No Kamae Kihon Gata (右正眼之構基本型) “Right Correct Eye Posture Basic Example” Both Uke and Tori are in Migi Seigan no Kamae. Uke performs hidari fudoken oitsuki. Fall offline 45 degrees to your left sinking your hips, and receive with Migi Jodan Uke. Step in...

Hira Ichimonji no Kamae

Hira Ichimonji no Kamae (平一文字之構) “Flat Line Posture” From Migi Seigan no Kamae, step forward with your left to bring yourself flat to your opponent. Your feet should still be 1.5 times shoulder width, but the toes are pointed slightly outward. Extend your left hand to...