Upper West Side Kenshikai Karate
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New York, NY  10025
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Kenshikai Kata #3
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1. Turn 90 degrees left into right kokutsu-dachi and left chudan-uchi-uke. Slide left foot into left zenkutsu-dachi and right chudan-gyaku-tsuki .

2. Step into right zenkutsu-dachi and right jodan-uke and left jodan-gyaku-tsuki.

3. Turn 180 degrees into left kokutsu-dachi and right chudan-uchi-uke. Slide right foot into right zenkutsu-dachi and left chudangyaku-tsuki.

4. Step in with left foot and left jodan-uke and right jodan-gyaku-tsuki.

5. Turn 90 degrees into left zenkutsu-dachi and left gedan-barai.

6. Step into right zenkutsu-dachi and awase-tsuki (small). Both fists punch mid-section.

7. Step into left zenkutsu-dachi and awase-tsuki (medium). Upper fist punch chest and lower fist punch stomach.

8. Step into right zenkutsu-dachi and awase-tsuki (big). Kiai! Upper fist punch face and lower fist punch stomach.

9. Right foot steps straight back into left zenkutsu-dachi and left shuto-gammen-uchi.

10. Left foot steps straight back into right zenkutsu-dachi and right shuto-sakotsu-uchi.

11. Right foot steps straight back into left zenkutsu-dachi and left shuto-sakotsu-uchi-komi.

12. Left foot turns 90 degrees into right kokutsu-dachi and left chudan-uchi-uke. As left foot slides into left zenkutsu-dachi execute a left kake-uke and right chudan-gyaku-tsuki. (note: left fist is chambered after right chudan-gyaku-tsuki)

13. Step into right zenkutsu-dachi and right jodan-uke, right uraken-shomen-uchi and left jodan-gyaku-tsuki.

14. Turn 180 degrees with right foot into left kokutsu-dachi and right chudan-uchi-uke. As right foot slides into right zenkutsu-dachi execute a right kake-uke and left chudan-gyaku-tsuki. (note: right fist is chambered after left chudan-gyaku-tsuki).

15. Step into left zenkutsu-dachi and left jodan-uke, left uraken-shomen-uchi and right jodan-gyaku-tsuki. KIAI!

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