English name Break down a gate

This is from the Kata Gyokko Ryu Ninjutsu Kosshijutsu Jo ryaku no maki

This is from the Ryu Ha Gyokko Ryu Ninjutsu

Short Description Attacker kicks, Move out of way and zempo kick attackers leg, attacker punches, block, chop, Zempo

Keto (Break Down A Gate)


The meaning of this technique is the manner of breaking down a gate. How you do the final kick is important in this technique. So you are putting your body weight through the right foot and keeping it there in order to stomp the Uke to the floor.

Both clasp both hands in Tenryaku Uchu Gassho and bow to each other. Then, both you and the Uke stand in Ichimonji no Kamae.

The Uke kicks with the right foot to Suigtsu. Evade this by stepping out to the left 45 degrees forward with the left foot. Kick to the Ukes Kobura with the right foot.

The Uke evades this by pulling the leg back at the knee. The Uke then falls into a punch to the Suigetsu.

Evade to the right and stoop low while receiving the punch with the left forearm. Strike with Shako Ken to the face to unbalance the Uke. Also, push the Ukes arm forward. Keep the hand at the face and kick to Suigetsu to topple the Uke.

This last section is done with the feeling of kicking through the Uke. Zanshin.

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