Thread: Bokken Kata
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Old 06-30-2004, 05:15 AM   #3
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Re: Bokken Kata

Hello, this is one of the kata's i like to train at home, i've tried to explain it step by step the best i can, but if you have any questions i'll be glad to anwser them.

Niho zenshin zengo kiri rensu kude.

Starting position: N, right foot forward.
N, step in with left, shomen uchi.
N, step in with right, shomen uchi.
Z, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.
Z, step in with right, shomen uchi.
Z, step in with left, shomen uchi.
N, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.

N, step in with left, step in with right, shomen uchi.
Z, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.
Z, step in with right, step in with left, shomen uchi.
N, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.

N, step in with left, step in with right, tsuki.
Z, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.
Z, step in with right, step in with left, tsuki.
N, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.

N, step back with right and defend with bokken above the head (roof).
Z, 180 turn on the spot, step in with left, shomen uchi.
N, 180 turn on the spot, open your left hand, cut open belly with (only) right hand.
N, lift bokken, join left hand, step in with left, shomen uchi.
N, step back with left and defend with bokken above the head (roof).
Z, 180 turn on the spot, step in with right, shomen uchi.
N, 180 turn on the spot, open your right hand, cut open belly with (only) left hand.
N, lift bokken, join right hand, step in with right, shomen uchi.

Sankaku: NW, jump in with left, lift, NE, jump in with right, shomen uchi.
Z, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.
Sankaku: ZW, jump in with right, lift, ZE, jump in with left, shomen uchi.
Z, 180 turn on the spot, shomen uchi.

Zanshin.
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