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Koryugojushiho Kata
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Mokuso.
?Koryu-GoJu-Shiho?
Yoi.

1. a. Right foot big stomp forward into kuzure-heiko-dachi with left shotei-uke supporting right uraken-shomen-uchi.
b. Repeat.

2. Step into left sanchin-dachi executing double kote-uke.

3. Step into right sanchin-dachi while executing a right tensho-uke and then quickly left and then right chudan-tsuki.

4. Step into left sanchin-dachi while executing left tensho-uke and then quickly right and then left chudan-tsuki.

5. Loo right 45 degrees, right yoko-geri and then right jun-tsuki into yonju-godo-kiba-dachi.

6. Look left 45 degrees, left yoko-geri, left jun-tsuki into left yonju-godo-kiba-dachi.

7. Look straight up ?I?, pivot (without moving feet) into left zenkutsu-dachi and execute right hiji-age.

8. Bring right leg to left to cover groin, then step parallel to left into kiba-dachi and execute left hiji-mawashi-ate, and then left shotei-uke and right hiji-oroshi. KIAI!

9. Big step forward with right leg into kuzure-heiko-dachi and execute morote- shuto-uke.

10. Repeat #9.

11. Mawate: left foot moving behind turn into right kokutsu-dachi while executing small shuto-mawashi-uke, left shotei-uke, and right shotei-sakotsu-uchi-komi(breaking opponent?s forearm).

12. Right leg step into left kokutsu-dachi while executing small shuto-mawashi-uke, left shotei-uke, and right shotei-sakotsu-uchi-komi(breaking opponent?s forearm).

13. Left leg step into right kokustsu-dachi while executing small shuto-mawashi-uke, left shotei-uke, and right shotei-sakotsu-uchi-komi(breaking opponent?s forearm).

14. Reach up and above right shoulder and left step forward into kiba-dachi throwing arms down across body, palms open, left above left knee facing down and right at solar plexus palm up.

15. Left leg steps back behind right into kiba-dachi as hands reach up above right shoulder repeating hand motions in #14.

16. Look above right shoulder, reach up to right with hands open as if to grasp opponent?s spear.

17. Look to left, close hands, grasp opponent?s spear, and throw it down across body with hands closed. KIAI!

18. Reach up and above left shoulder and throwing arms down across body, palms open, right above right knee facing down and left at solar plexus palm up.

19. Right leg steps back behind left into kiba-dachi as hands reach up above right shoulder repeating hand motions in #18.

20. Look above left shoulder, reach up to right with hands open as if to grasp opponent?s spear.

21. Look to right, close hands, grasp opponent?s spear, and throw it down across body with hands closed. KIAI!

22. Reach up and above right shoulder and throwing arms down across body, palms open, left above right knee facing down and right at solar plexus palm up.

23. Right stomp into kuzure-heiko-dachi and execute left shotei-uke and right uraken-shomen-uchi.

24. Mawate: left foot moves straight across behind right and then pivot 180 degrees into left sanchin-dachi while executing a left chudan-uchi-uke, left hiji-mawashi-ate, left uraken-shomen-uchi and right shuto-hizo-uchi.

25. Right foot steps into right sanchin-dachi, right hiji-mawashi-ate, right uraken-shomen-uchi and left shuto-hizo-uchi.

26. Left foot steps into left sanchin-dachi, left hiji-mawashi-ate, left uraken-shomen-uchi and right shuto-hizo-uchi.

27. Slow rising right shotei-uke, right mae-geri, step into right zenkutsu-dachi and left reinforced gedan-gyaku-tsuki. KIAI!

28. Without moving feet, pivot to left 135 degrees into left zenkutsu-dachi, double block down, left hand outside.

29. Double rising circular block, left hand outside; when fists return to face level move left foot 45 degrees directly down the ?I?, still in left zenkutsu-dachi and powerful double block down.

30. Step into left kokutsu-dachi and execute morote-mawashi-kumade-uchi to left across opponent?s eyes and end with left palm up at sternum and right palm down at about shoulder height.

31. Step into right kokutsu-dachi and execute morote-mawashi-kumade-uchi to right across opponent?s eyes and end with right palm up at sternum and left palm down at about shoulder height.

32. Step into left kokutsu-dachi and repeat hand movement from #30.

33. Mawate, moving left foot (pivoting on right) 270 degrees to right kokutsu-dachi and repeat hand movement from #31.

34. Reach up and above right shoulder and left step into kiba-dachi throwing arms down across body to left, palms open, left above left knee facing down and right at solar plexus palm up.

35. Step left into kiba-dachi (right foot moving in front of left this time) and as hands reach up above right shoulder repeating hand motions in #34, looking to left.

36. Look straight (up the ?I?), left chudan- shotei-uke; right uraken-shomen-uchi over downturned left hand, left chudan- nukite, right chudan- nukite and KIAI!

37. Look to right, reach up and above left shoulder and throwing arms down across body to right, palms open, right above right knee facing down and left at solar plexus palm up.

38. Step right into kiba-dachi (left foot moving in front of right this time) and as hands reach up above left shoulder repeating hand motions in #34, looking to right.

39. Look straight (up the ?I?), right shotei-uke; left uraken-shomen-uchi over downturned right hand, right chudan- nukite, left chudan- nukite and KIAI!

40. Right step into left kokutsu-dachi, right chudan-oi-tsuki.

41. Left step into right kokutsu-dachi, left chudan-oi-tsuki.

42. Right step into left kokutsu-dachi, right chudan-oi-tsuki.

43. Pivot 90 degrees to left into heiko-dachi, and hands chamber for uraken-sayu-uchi.

44. Quickly execute morote- uraken-sayu-uchi, chamber hands and execute jodan-morote-tsuki, chamber hands and double block down and rising double block till fists at eye level and another double block down.

45. Step left 90 degrees (down the ?I?) into left zenkutsu-dachi and right chudan-gyaku-tsuki.

46. Right foot moves big stomp into right kuzure-heiko-dachi and execute morote- shotei-uke.

47. Repeat #46.

48. Repeat #47.

49. Mawate 90 degrees (up the ?I?) into right kokutsu-dachi, left shotei-uke and right chudan- nukite over downturned open left hand.

50. Step into left kokutsu-dachi, right shotei-uke and left chudan- nukite over downturned right open hand. KIAI!

51. Come back to mokuso.

Naore.