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Ken Nagare

Ken Nagare (拳流) “Fist Flow” Uke performs right gedan tsuki.  Step back with left and strike down with right fudoken on top of tsuki – immediately catch uke hand in ura gyaku. Apply hon jime, then kneel back on right foot and drive uke into the ground using...

Ryomune Dori

Ryomune Dori (両胸捕) ‘Two handed Capture” Uke grabs tori by both lapels. Step back with right foot and use shikanken against the back of uke hands – driving the hands downward (maintain contact with left lead hand on uke right kote). Capture uke right kote with...

Oikake Dori

Oikake Dori (追掛捕) “Hanging Chase Capture” Uke is in front of tori walking away. Perform a loud kiai, causing the uke to turn and face you (the uke will turn clockwise for this technique – as if preparing to draw a sword). As they turn to face you, perform a...

Kyoto

Kyoto (虚倒) “False Topple” Tori is in shizen, uke is in seiza. Uke performs right gedan tsuki. Step onto left foot, and catches uke’s wrist with right hand. Twist hips clockwise, and cover elbow with left hand. The hand moves from elbow to shoulder, and pull uke...

Katamune Dori

Katamune Dori (片胸捕) “One Handed Collar Capture” Both uke and tori begin in shizentai. Uke grabs tori’s left lapel with their right hand. Respond by immediately covering with left hand, while stepping forward with left foot and performing right ura shuto with...