Kihon - Basics

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Stances : Kokotsu Dachi  Back Leaning Stance
     
Strikes : Uraken Shomen Uchi Back Fist to Head
  Uraken Yoko Uchi Back Fist to Side
  Uraken Hizo Uchi Back Fist to Spleen
     
Blocks : Shuto Mawashi Uke Knifehand Roundhouse Block
     
Kicks : Soto Keage Outside to inside Crescent Kick
  Uchi Keage  Inside to outside Crescent Kick
     
Kata : Taikyoku Sono Ichi Body Control Movement Number 1
  Taikyoku Sono Ni Body Control Movement Number 2

Applications

  • Demonstrate use of Shuto Mawashi Uke against Jodan Tsuki.

Stance

  • Kokotsu Dachi – Back Leaning Stance : Stand with feet one fist apart. As a guide, measure two feet length forward (i.e. heel to toe twice) bend both knees and place 60%  of your weight on the back leg and 40% on the front leg. The front heel is lifted one fist off the floor with the hips rotated at a 45 degree angle. The spine/back is kept straight with the head in line with the heel of the back foot.

Strength and Fitness

  • 15 Press-ups

  • 20 Sit-ups

Kata