Hicho no kamae, bird stance - Ninjutsu
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Hicho no kamae against an opponent
In this pose the leading leg is raised to avoid sweeping or toppling attacks and to prepare defensive kicks. The balance is maintained by slightly flexing the ground leg knee. Both arms in protective positions from which it's possible to grab, block or strike.you must remain in proper distance from your opponent and not get closer and wait for his attack.
The Hicho no kamae is a stance used in a variety of combat situations. The front hand is held high in order to lure the opponent to make a body shot. When the opponent attacks to the middle the front hand blocks in a downward motion followed by an immediate attack with the front leg opening the defences and lowering the opponent's concentration. The front step and Shuto To the face are aimed to knock down the opponent.
Description of Hicho no kata and kamae
uke in ichi monji no kamae and tori in hicho no kamae. uke attacks with a tsuki, tori blocks with gedan yuke then kicks uke with mae geri in the ribs with his left leg and attacks with a right ura shuto.
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