Kata Nami no kata, Chuden Gata level, Kukishin Ryu

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Katanami (方波), (One direction wave), (קטה נמי, קאטה, רובד צ'ודן גטה, קוקישין ריו), is a Kata. This form is part of the Kukishin ryu Dakentaijutsu (九鬼神流打拳体術) koryu, belonging to the Chuden gata level.

Katanami is part of the syllabus of the Takamatsu den schools of Ninjutsu: Bujinkan, Jinenkan, AKBAN.

Description of Kata Nami no kata - Kukishinden Ryu

Tori in Shizen tai stance, uke in seigan stance. Uke attacks with right tsuki, right push kick and right tsuki.

Tori blocks with a left uchi jodan yuke, escapes to his right with tai sabaki while blocking uke's push kick with a right fudo ken and blocks the second tsuki with a left uchi jodan yuke.

Tori then grabs uke's right wrist with his left hand and uke's neck with his right hand and performs harai goshi kukishin on uke's right leg.


Video of Kata Nami no kata, Kukishinden ryu




Basic techniques used

This kata uses the following techniques:

  1. Shizen tai stance
  2. seigan stance
  3. tsuki
  4. push kick
  5. jodan yuke
  6. tai sabaki
  7. fudo ken
  8. harai goshi kukishin


Meta perspectives

This technique incorporates these attributes of Meta Perspectives:

  1. Medium level of violence
  2. 2nd Timing,
  3. Low level of violence

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