Koryu no kata – Dai Yon (2)

There are different opinions on the meaning of ura-waza. reverse or counter technique, also called kaeshi-waza. alternative performance of kuzushi with application ………. 7-hon no kuzushi ura-waza In Koryu no kata Dai Yon, the 2nd section is called Ura-waza. This section is build upon the omote-waza discussed in a previous article. The start of the 7 […]

Koryu no kata – Dai Yon (1)

A main component of Dai Yon is the (un)famous 7-hon no kuzushi. The 1st part of the Dai-Yon is about throwing an opponent after acquiring a perfect “kuzushi”. This possibility in a fighting situation will be very rare….although it can happen if….. Koryu no kata Dai  Yon Nage no kata – omote waza – 7 […]

Koryu no Kata

The purpose of Koryu no kata First I have to mention, koryu no kata are practice kata rather than actual fighting kata. There are 6 koryu no kata with each a different purpose. The origin of some koryu no kata can be found in Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu or other Japanese martial arts like Kito […]