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Nagare

Nagare (流) “Flow” Nagare can be characterized as break-falls, where the energy is dispated down through the ground. These are especially useful when receiving techniques. Zenpo Nagare (前方流) “Forward Flow” This is useful for receiving impact to...

Tobi

Shiho Tobi (四歩飛) “Four Direction Flying” Tobi is the method of leaping. There are four default directions; forwards, backwards, horizontal (side to side) and up and down. Tobi is particularly useful for avoiding attacks by quickly creating distance. These...

Kaiten

Kaiten (回転) “Rolls” Kaiten can be used to dissipate impact for a fall, or as a method of evasion. Kaiten involve rolling across the back in a smooth manner. It is recommended you begin by practicing from Seiza (正座) “Proper Seat” first before...