shi to

English name Fell a tree

This is from the Kata Koto Ryu Ninjutsu Koppo Jutsu Shoden no kata

This is from the Ryu Ha Koto Ryu Ninjutsu

Shito (Fell A Tree)

Kuden - The meaning of the technique is to take the Uke down as if you were felling a tree. The main point of this technique is to use your entire body to put on Omote Gyaku - also use your left thumb to cause pain at the point between the thumb and the forefinger.

The Uke grabs your lapels with Hon Jime (his right fingers inside your left lapel and his left outside your right lapel - using the left forearm to choke). In response to this, raise your shoulders and tuck your chin in to the left (this will prevent the choke) and step back with your left leg. Cover the Ukes right hand with your left and place the second knuckle of your right thumb (Koppo Ken) on the left side Kasumi (Temple). To drop the Uke, twist the Ukes hand in Omote Gyaku and at the same time press with the knuckle of the thumb into Kasumi - and at the same time step back and down to the right knee to throw. Maintain pressure on the hand and Kasumi until the Uke has submitted fully to you. Then return to Seigan no Kamae and Zanshin.

You can also attack the temple with a "scraping past" motion with Koppo Ken before using pressure.

Ninjutsu is like life!