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Hamasubi

Hamusubi (刃結) “Blade Knot” Both uke and tori are in Shizentai no Kamae. Uke pulls left foot back and attempts to draw. Step in deep with right and using the right palm stop the tsuka to stall the draw. Step in with the left foot, and reach over with left hand and...

Sukashi Dori

Sukashi Dori (透捕) “Penetrating Capture” Uke is in Daijodan no Kamae. Tori is in Shizentai no Kamae. Uke performs kara take wari. Leap back and to the left to avoid the cut. The uke performs hidari dou giri. Move back to dodge the cut. The uke moves to Daijodan no...

Oto

Oto (横刀) “Side Blade” Both uke and tori are in Shizentai no Kamae. Uke pulls left foot back and attempts to draw. Step in deep with right and using the right hand stop the uke’s kote to stall the draw. Drop the hips to take the tsuka downward. The uke retreats. Follow...

Kuruma Nage

Kuruma Nage (車投) “Wheel Throw” Both uke and tori are in Shizentai no Kamae. Uke pulls their left foot back and attempts to draw. Step in deep with right and using the right palm stop the tsuka to stall the draw. In a circular motion, pass the tsuka from the right to...

Yotsudeto

Yotsudeto (四ツ手刀) “Four Hands Blade” Both uke and tori are in Shizentai no Kamae. Uke pulls their left foot back and attempts to draw. Step in deep with right and using the right palm stop the tsuka to stall the draw. Move the tsuka down and to the right while stepping...