Seitei gata - Ushiro 後ろ

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 Ushiro, second 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 Ushiro, second sword drawing kata

  1. In the second kata, the swordsman is seated in the formal seiza position. The opponent is behind.
  2. The swordsman rises and turns by lifting the left knee while drawing the sword and cutting horizontally. While rising, the feet remain together.
  3. The swordsman Advances and cuts downwards as in first kata (mae) but now the left foot leads.
  4. The swordsman performs blood shaking chiburi, does ashi sabaki step and sheaths the sword (noto) as the first kata but with reversed feet.

Video of Ushiro, second sword drawing kata

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