Suiyoku kata, Shoden Gata level, Kukishin Ryu

By Yossi Sheriff

Suiyoku (水翼), (Water wing), (סויוקו), is part of the Kukishinden ryu Daken taijutsu, a koryu in the Takamatsu Den. It belongs to the Shoden gata level.


Video of Suiyoku no kata - Kukishinden Ryu

Description of Suiyoku

Both Opponents in Seigan. Uke attacks with a right Tsuki and a left tsuki. Tori blocks Jodan yuke, moves diagonally forward at the second Jodan yuke while grabbing Uke's left wrist. Uke Kicks sokugyaku with right leg, Tori blocks right kick with left gedan yuke, pushes his boshi in uke's neck Kyusho and throws him with a modified Uki


Basic techniques used

This kata uses the following techniques:

  1. Seigan
  2. Tsuki
  3. Jodan yuke
  4. sokugyaku geri
  5. gedan yuke
  6. boshi
  7. Uki.


Meta perspectives

This technique incorporates these Meta Perspectives:

  1. 2nd Timing
  2. Low level of violence


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