Jiyu Ippon Kumite 

"Jiyu Ippon Kumite" (free style one-step kumite) represents a preparatory training for "Jiyu Kumite" (free-style kumite) that closely approximates the conditions of Jiyu Kumite.

 

"Tanren Kumite" (training kumite) and "Kihon Kumite" (basic kumite) enables practitioners to develop the fundamental of physical strength (Migamae), mental strength (Kigamae), posture and range of correct technical capabilities essential for karate, but without the knowledge of how to use body shifting (Tai Sabaki), body rotation (Tenshin) and Maai (distance maintained between opponents during sparring) in terms of both timing and space, training these type kumite (Tanren Kumite and Kihon Kumite) alone will not be effective when facing a moving opponent.

 

The attacker must deliver his attack with the force and spirit intended by the expression "to kill with a single blow" (Ikken Hissatsu). The defender must carefully observe his opponent's movement and must wait until the last possible moment before instantaneously shifting and countering.

Execution Method

The attacker (Semete) informs his opponent of the target from a free sparring stance and when he feels that the Maai (distance) and timing are appropriate, launches an attack. The defender (Ukete) has option to:

  • Shift accordingly in response while blocking the attack and then follows through with counterattack.

  • Simultaneously counter while shifting his body

 

If the defender (Ukete) remains in the same location from where he delivered the counterattack, he would be within easy striking range of the attacker, thus upon completing the counterattack the defender must choose one of the following scenarios:

  • Immediately distance himself from his opponent

  • Close the distance by moving directly next to the attacker

 

Both attacker and defender must determine how to make the most out of the single chance they have to either attack or defend.

 

Note 1

When experienced practitioners engage in this type of kumite the attacker will read his opponent's breathing. He may time his attack for the instant that the defender begins to inhale. It is important that the defender must not allow his breathing to be read by the attacker. This can be achieved by maintaining proper posture and using the abdomen to control breathing.

 

Note 2

Attacker may also employ techniques as false start to break his opponent's concentration or catch him off-balance. The defender must not be fooled by such tricks. This requires the development of mental courage enabling him to wait until the last possible instant before the attacker's strike makes contact, along with sufficient training in use of the body rotation (Tenshin) and body shifting (Tai Sabaki).

 

Characteristics

  • Leg movement and body shifting (Tai Sabaki) that immidiately follow the delivery of each counterattack have a particular importance

  • Often serves as a bridge between "Kihon Kumite" and "Jiyu Kumite"

  • In "Tanren Kumite" and "Kihon Kumite", the Maai (distance) remain constant, but in "Jiyu Ippon Kumite" the distance is more fluid and constantly changes

  • In "Tanren Kumite" and "Kihon Kumite", the defender uses his own strength to block his opponent attack and then launches his counterattack. However, in "Jiyu Ippon Kumite" the defender takes advantage of his opponent's power, combining with his own strength and technical ability to shift his body (Tai Sabaki) in response to the attack and then follow through with a counterattack. It is this aspect of "Jiyu Ippon Kumite" that distinguishes it from the "Tanren Kumite, " and "Kihon Kumite"

Opponent's Power + Own Power = Harmonized Power 

"Harmonized Power" translates into counterattack of doubled strength

  • When shifting the body, it is important to clearly distinguish between the pivoting foot and the foot that moves. Practitioners must maintain the feeling that a single sheet of paper is all that separatesbottom of the moving foot from the floor.

Jodan Oi Zuki #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (Step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Stay in step "4"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Tate Shuto Uke (L/R)

    • Pivot on front foot (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) (side) (45°)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Jodan Oi Zuki #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (Step forward)

  4. Pivot on back foot (L/R) and move the front foot (R/L) and face your defender (45°)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Nagashi Uke (L/R) + Chudan Gyaku Ura Zuki (L/R)

    • Yori Ashi (Slide forward)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  4. Push the attacker away with front hand (L/R)

    • Pivot on front foot (L/R) and move the back foot (R/L) to the side at 45°

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Jodan Oi Zuki #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (Step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Age Uke (R/L) 

    • Pivot on the back foot and retract the front foot to the left and rear at 45° (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Kizami Mawashi Geri (R/L)

  5. Chudan Gyaku Zuki ((L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  6. Move front foot back half a step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

Jodan Oi Zuki #4

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (Step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. Pivot on the back foot (L/R) and shift the front foot to the left while revolving 135° counter clockwise

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Hirate Barai (L/R) 

    • Step to the outside with front foot at 45° (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Teishu Uchi (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Pivot on the front foot (L/R) and shift the back foot to the left while revolving 135° clockwise

    • Teisho Zuki (L/R) (push the attacker forward)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Jodan Oi Zuki #5

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. Step backward 

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Osae Uke (L/R)

    • Draw the front foot back (L/R) half a step

  4. Mae Tobi geri (R/L) + Jodan Uraken Uchi (R/L)

  5. Pivot on the back foot (L/R) and shift the front foot to the left while revolving 180° clockwise

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Oi Zuki #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Soto Ude Uke (L/R)

    • Pivot on front foot (L/R) and shift the back foot to the side (R/L) while revolving 45° clockwise (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Oi Zuki #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Gyaku Seiryuto Uke (L/R)

    • Place your other hand (R/L) above the other shoulder (L/R) for next strike

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (step backward) (R/L)

  4. Jodan Uraken Uchi (R/L)

    • Yori Ashi (slide forward)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Yori Ashi (slide backward)

    • Pull your front hand (R/L) back and put it above the other shoulder (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Oi Zuki #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Gyaku Chudan Zuki (L/R)

    • Pivot on the back foot (R/L) and draw the front foot (L/R) directly out to the side (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Move front foot (R/L) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Oi Zuki #4

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Stay in step "5"

  7. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Gyaku Mae Geri (R/L)

    • Strike when attacker reaches three quarters of step forward

  4. Hiki Ashi (pulling leg) (R/L) + Gedan Barai (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Jodan Kizami Zuki (L/R) + Yori Ashi (Slide forward)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  6. Yori Ashi (Slide backward)

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  7. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Oi Zuki #5

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

  5. On the floor (result of Ashi Barai)

  6. Stay in step "5"

  7. Stand up and position yourself in Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gyaku Gedan Barai (R/L)

    • Move front foot (L/R) to the side (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  4. Jodan Ushiro Mawashi Geri (R/L) + Te Zukami (grab attacker's hand) (R/L)

  5. Ashi Barai (R/L)

    • (throw tha attacker over when sweeping the leg) 

  6. Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  7. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Mae Geri #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Mae Geri (R/L)

    • land in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay inZenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gedan Barai (L/R)

    • Pivot on front foot (L/R) and shift the back foot to the side (R/L) while revolving 45° counter clockwise

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Mae Geri #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Mae Geri (R/L)

    • land in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gedan Barai (R/L) 

    • Pivot on the back foot and retract the front foot to the left and rear at 45° (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Gyaku Chudan Tate Shuto Uke (L/R)

    • Draw the front foot (L/R) half-step back

  5. Jodan Oi Zuki (R/L)

    • Stepping behind the attacker's front foot (R/L)

    • Drawing close to the attacker will enable the defender to easily employ a trowing technique att any time

Chudan Mae Geri #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Mae Geri (R/L)

    • land in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gedan Juji Uke (L/R) 

    • The distribution of blocking force between the arms are:

      • 70% below arms (R/L)

      • 30% above arms (L/R)

    • Shift the front foot (L/R) forward to Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  4. Jodan Shuto Uchi (L/R)

    • Pivot on front foot (L/R) and shift the back foot to the side (L/R) while revolving 45° clockwise

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Mae Geri #4

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Mae Geri (R/L)

    • land in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Pivot on front foot (L/R) and turn 180° counter clockwise toward defender and maintain Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gedan Barai (R/L) 

    • Take a large step forward (Oi Ashi) with the back foot (R/L) and past the defender

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Pivot on front foot (R/L) and and turn 180° toward the attacker

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Yoko Geri Kekomi #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Yoko Geri Kekomi (R/L)

    • land in Kiba Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in Kiba Dachi 

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Soto Ude Uke (L/R)

    • Pivot on front foot (L/R) and shift the back foot to the side (R/L) while revolving 45° counter clockwise

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Yoko Geri Kekomi #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Yoko Geri Kekomi (R/L)

    • land in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Awase Seiryuto Uke (L/R)

    • R/L hand is positioned aboce the wrist of the L/R blocking hand with fingers point to attacker's face

    • Pivot on the back foot (R/L) and retract the front foot (L/R) counter clockwise to the back and the side (R/L) at 45°

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Jodan Tate Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Move front foot (R/L) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (R/L)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Chudan Yoko Geri Kekomi #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Yoko Geri Kekomi (R/L)

    • land in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Pivot on the back foot (L/R ) and turn counter clockwise 135° and face the defender

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chuda Haiwan Ude Barai (L/R)

    • Draw the front foot (L/R) back one half step 

  4. Jodan Ushiro Mawashi Enpi Uchi (R/L)

    • Pivot on the front foot (L/R) and swiftly turns 180° to the L/R clockwise to the back of attacker

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Pivot on the back foot (L/R ) and turn counter clockwise 135° and face attacker

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Jodan Mawashi Geri #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Mawashi Geri (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (Step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Stay in step "4"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Haiwan Ude Uke (L/R)

    • Pivot on front foot (L/R) while revolving back foot 90° counter clockwise

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) 

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Jodan Mawashi Geri #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Mawashi Geri (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (Step forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Stay in step "4"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Gyaku Zuki (L/R)

    • Take a large step forward with the back foot (R/L) 

  4. Jodan Soto Shuto Uchi (R/L)

    • Pivot on the front foot (R/L) while revolving back foot (L/R) 90° counter clockwise

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Move front foot (R/L) back one-half step

    • Pull back the striking hand (Uchi-Te) (R/L)

    • Extend the pulling hand (Hiki-Te) (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Jodan Mawashi Geri #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Mawashi Geri (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Kaisho Heiko Uke (L/R) (parallel block)

    • Draw the front foot (R/L) half step back

    • Hiza Kakushi Dachi (hidden knee stance)

  4. Jodan Gyaku Mawashi Geri (R/L)

    • Land in Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) with making 45° counter clockwise angle with the attacker

  5. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Ushiro Geri #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Ushiro Geri (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in step "3"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Stay in step "3"

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gyaku Sukui Uke (L/R) 

    • Pivot on the back foot (R/L) and retract the front foot (L/R) counter clockwise to the back and the side (R/L) at 45°

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Jodan Mawashi Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Move front foot (R/L) back one-half step

    • Pull back the Tsuki-Te (punching hand)(R/L) sharply to the hip

    • Hanmi Shizentai (R/L)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Chudan Ushiro Geri #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Ushiro Geri (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay on the floor

  5. Stay in step "4"

  6. Stand up

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  7. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Sukui Uke (R/L) 

    • Shift the front foot (L/R) forward and position the front foot (L/R) alongside of the attacker's supporting leg (L/R)

    • Kiba Dachi (L/R)

  4. Ashi Barai (L/R)

    • Lifting and dropping the attacker on the floor

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  6. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  7. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Ushiro Geri #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Ushiro Geri (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Sukui Uke (R/L) 

    • Pivoting on the back foot (R/L) and draw the front foot (L/R) to the rear of back foot

    • Kiba Dachi (L/R)

  4. Ushiro Geri (L/R)

    • Pull back the Ushiro Geri (L/R) and place it in the back of supporting leg (R/L) and take   Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L) and face the attacker

  5. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Jodan Kizami Zuki #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Kizami Zuki (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Gyaku Uraken Uchi (R/L) 

    • Step outward with moving the front foot (L/R) at 45° toward the attacker

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Rotate the hip toward the attacker

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Jodan Kizami Zuki #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Kizami Zuki (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Stay in "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Kaishu Nagashi Uke (L/R) + Ashi Barai (with front foot) (L/R) 

  4. Chudan Gyaku Ura Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  5. Teisho Zuki (L/R)

    • Push the attacker away by Teisho Zuki

    • Pivot on the front foot (L/R) while revolving 45° clockwise away from the attacker

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Jodan Kizami Zuki #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Kizami Zuki (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) (forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Stay in "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Gyaku Haiwan Nagashi Uke (R/L) + Jodan Uraken Uchi (L/R) 

    • Fudo Dachi (Sochin Dachi) (L/R)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Ura Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Teisho Zuki (L/R)

    • Thrust the attacker back with both hands (Morote Teisho Zuki)

    • Shift to the rear at 45° clockwise away from the attacker

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Gyaku Zuki #1

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) (Shift forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Stay in "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Jodan Kizami Zuki (L/R)

    • Pivot on the front foot (L/R) while revolving the back foot (R/L) 45° clockwise

    • Fudo Dachi (Sochin Dachi) (L/R)

  4. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Retract the Tsuki-Te (R/L) (punching hand) and then draw the fron foot half a step back while pushing the attacker's arm (R/L) with the opposite hand (L/R) 

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Chudan Gyaku Zuki #2

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) (Shift forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Pivot on the front foot (L/R) then turn and face the defender 

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gedan Barai (R/L) + Mawashi Geri (R/L)

    • Step forward (out of the path of the punch)

  4. Jodan Ushiro Shuto Uchi (R/L)

    • Target is the back of the attacker's neck

  5. Land on the front foot (R/L) then pivot on the same foot while revolving 180° the back foot clockwise and face the attacker

    • Hanmi Shizentai (R/L)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

Chudan Gyaku Zuki #3

Semete (Attacker)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Chudan Gyaku Zuki (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R) (Shift forward)

  4. Stay in Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Stay in "4"

  6. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

Ukete (Defender)

  1. Yoi

    • Shizentai Hachiji Dachi

  2. Zanshin Gamae (L/R)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  3. Gyaku Gedan Barai (L/R)

    • Pivot on the front foot (L/R) and shift the back foot (R/L) to the side (R/L)

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (R/L)

  4. Jodan Uraken Uchi (L/R)

    •  Use the blocking hand (L/R) for the strike and turn toward the attacker

    • Zenkutsu Dachi (L/R)

  5. Move front foot (L/R) back one-half step

    • Pull back the striking hand (L/R)

    • Hanmi Shizentai (L/R)

  6. Zanshin Gamae (R/L)

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