All posts tagged “Tomiki

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Tomiki’s Nagashi-kata

The word nagashi is used in martial arts when a strategy of deflection is needed. Iaido kata “Uke-nagashi” is an example where deflection and power of the opponent’s cut is used to counterattack. Other Japanese martial arts are using the same strategy with different names.… Read More

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Cutting & striking

Cutting = damaging the body or killing the opponent Striking =  controlling opponent with intent as the major component. Atemi waza Tomiki style : attacking the dynamical weak point with the purpose to control or throwing the opponent When Kenji Tomiki formulated his concept on… Read More