Background of Ukenagashi, third 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 Ukenagashi, third sword drawing kata
- The swordsman sits in seiza.
- The opponent stands up and attacks.
- The swordsman parries (uke nagashi) the attack while moving left foot toward right knee and standing. # The swordsman cuts with an overhead diagonal cut.
- Then performs blood shaking (chiburi) and sword sheathing (noto).
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