Seitei gata - Tsuka-ate 柄当て

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 Tsuka-ate, fourth 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 Tsuka-ate, fourth sword drawing kata

  1. Swordsman sits with right knee of the ground (tate hiza).
  2. Swordsman rises on his left knee and hits a front seated opponent with the hilt of his sword (tsuka kashira). The blow is aimed at the solar plexus (suigetsu).
  3. The swordsman now draws the sword and thrusts it into an opponent seated behind him, pivots on his left knee and kills the temporarily stunned front opponent with an overhead downward strike.
  4. Swordsman than shakes the blood off the blade to the side (yoko chiburi).

Video of Tsuka-ate, fourth sword drawing kata

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Yossi Lurie is a proficient martial arts and Iai instructor who volunteered his tutorials for this martial arts wiki.