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Hira Muto Dori

Hira no Kamae (平之構) “Flat Posture” Uke is in Daijodan no Kamae with a Katana. Tori is in Hira (Shizen) no Kamae. Uke performs Kara Take Wari. Step back with either foot and perform Sokuho/Yoko Kaiten Ukemi, making sure to maintain eye contact with uke. Come up into...

Ichimonji Muto Dori

Ichimonji no Kamae (一文字之構) “One Character Posture” Uke is in Daijodan no Kamae with a Katana. Tori is in Hidari Ichimonji no Kamae. Uke performs Kara Take Wari. Perform Kaiten 90 degrees to your. The uke will turn to perform second cut. Leap in kneeling and perform...

Jumonji Muto Dori

Jumonji no Kamae (十文字之構) “Ten Character Posture” Uke is in Daijodan no Kamae with a Katana. Tori is in Hira (Shizen) no Kamae. Uke performs Kara Take Wari. Perform zenpo tobi rotating body clockwise to avoid cut, such that you’re facing the blade. Cover the uke kote...