Aikibatto 3


Shiho HIDARI

HIDARI



HIDARI

Shiho   HIDARI

  TORITORI UKEUKE
  HIDARI - start.
Starting position. Tori at left, uke at right.
1
Starting with bokken in belt, uke on forward left.
Starting in chudan kamae, sword drawn and held at middle guard, tori on forward right.
2
Step forward with right foot, into front of uke.
HIDARI - turn.
3
Turn toward uke, left foot forward, nuki tsuke draw.
Step forward with left foot, lift sword to jodan kamae, over the head.
  HIDARI - nuki tsuke. HIDARI - do.
4
Step forward to the right with the right foot, cut one handed do, side cut on waist level, sword continuing around to jodan kamae.
Step forward with right foot.
HIDARI - sword around.
5
Turn body to uke, left foot to right foot.
Chudan giri, cut to middle level, in the direction of tori's previous position.
6
Immediately after uke's sword comes down, left foot half step back and men, straight cut to the head.
HIDARI - men.
7
HIDARI - uke yielding.
Yield sword to migi no waki, right side guard.
Retreat three steps.
8
Slide left foot further back, lower sword to gedan, the sword point just above the floor.
HIDARI - gedan.
9
Reverse right hand grip on the sword, flip the sword around, chiburi gedan, "shake off blood" downward.
HIDARI - reverse grip.
HIDARI - turn sword.
HIDARI - chiburi.
10
Noto, sword back into scabbard.
Step back to the starting position.
HIDARI - noto.
  TORI: Stefan Stenudd UKE: Tomas Ohlsson

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