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Aikibatto 5


Uke nagashi OMOTE

OMOTE




OMOTE

Uke nagashi   OMOTE

  TORITORI UKEUKE
  OMOTE - start.
Starting position. Tori at right, uke at left - for reasons of visibility - but in the text below, tori moves are in left column, uke in right.
1
Starting with bokken in belt, facing uke.
Starting in chudan kamae, sword drawn and held at middle guard, facing tori.
2
OMOTE - nuki tsuke.
Step forward with left foot, lift sword to jodan kamae, over the head.
3
Step forward with left foot, drawing the sword.
Step forward with right foot.
4
Step forward to the right with the right foot, uke nagashi, parry on high level.
Chudan giri, cut to middle level in the direction of tori's original position.
5
Grip sword with both hands, while left foot goes to right foot, immediately followed by left foot taking half a step back, and kesagiri, diagonal cut, stopping above uke's neck.
OMOTE - uke nagashi.
OMOTE - kesagiri.
6
 
Yield sword to migi no waki, right side guard.
Retreat three steps.
7
Push left foot further back and lower the sword to gedan level, keeping it in a slightly diagonal track.
OMOTE - gedan.
8
Chiburi migi, "shake off blood" to the right, by swinging the blade that way, then pulling it back to a position in front of body, sword grip to the left and sword point to the right.
OMOTE - chiburi.
OMOTE - chiburi.
 
OMOTE - noto.
OMOTE - noto.
9
Noto, sword back into scabbard, by first swinging it over.
Step back to the starting position.
OMOTE - noto.
  TORI: Stefan Stenudd UKE: Tomas Ohlsson

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