Teiken kata, Jo Ryaku no Maki level - Gyokko ryu

By Yossi Sheriff

Video of Teiken no kata

Teiken, (蹄拳), (Hoof punch), (טייקן קאטה), is a kata from the first level of Gyokku ryu. This kata belongs to syllabus of the Takamatzu den Ninjutsu kata.

Description of Teiken kata

Opponent is trying to put a nelson clinch or a body clinch. Tory clamps his arms, trapping the opponent's arms, while lowering his center. Tory grabs the opponent's palm, moves under the opponent's armpit and proceeds to do a musha dori joint lock and throwing the opponent on his face.