Seitei gata - Soete-zuki 添え手突き

By Yossi Sheriff
Seitei Gata - ZNKR sword kata
Seitei gata - Mae 前
Seitei gata - Ushiro 後ろ
Seitei gata - Ukenagashi 受け流し
Seitei gata - Tsuka-ate 柄当て
Seitei gata - Kesagiri 袈裟切り
Seitei gata - Morote-tsuki 諸手突き
Seitei gata - Sanpō-giri 三方切り
Seitei gata - Ganmen-ate 顔面当て
Seitei gata - Soete-zuki 添え手突き
Seitei gata - Shihō-giri 四方切り
Seitei gata - Sō-giri 総切り
Seitei gata - Nukiuchi 抜き打ち

Background of Soete zuki, ninth sword drawing kata

This Iaido kata is a Japanese sword drawing kata standardized by the Japanese Kendo federation in the late 20th century.

Description of Soete zuki, ninth sword drawing kata

In the ninth seitei gata, while walking, the swordsman is confronted on his left side with one opponent. The swordsman turns 45° to his left, cuts the opponent's right shoulder and chest, stabilizes the blade between forefinger and thumb of his left hand and thrusts to his opponents abdomen in a horizontal stab (Tsuki) but with only a sliding step (tsugi ashi). The swordsman then practices Zanshin using a pause before shaking of the blood (chiburi) of the blade. The chiburi is done simultaneously while stepping the left leg backward. The swordsman then sheathes the sword.

Video of Soete zuki, ninth sword drawing kata

The knowledge and expertise of the article and the media content in it are the courtesy of Mr. Yossi Lurie, one of the first AKBAN-wiki contributors
Yossi Lurie is a proficient martial arts and Iai instructor who volunteered his tutorials for this martial arts wiki.

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