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Kenshikai Kata #4
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1. Turn 90 degrees left into right kokutsu-dachi and left koken-uke. Note: right fist is in chamber.

2. Step into right zenkutsu-dachi and right jodan- nukite.

3. Right foot steps back into right kokutsu-dachi and left shuto-uchi-uchi. Note: both hands are open and right hand is in chamber.

4. Shift weight to left leg and turn 180 degrees into left kokutsu-dachi and right koken-uke. Note: left fist is in chamber.

5. Step into left zenkutsu-dachi and left jodan- nukite.

6. Left foot steps back into left kokutsu-dachi and right shuto-uchi-uchi. Note: both hands are open and left hand is in chamber.

7. Turn your head 90 degrees and left foot steps forward into right kokttsu-dachi and left shuto-mawashi-uke. Note: at this point you are about to goup the ?I?.

8. Right foot slides forward into kiba-dachi, right jun-tsuki.

9. Left foot slides forward into kiba-dachi, left jun-tsuki, left tettsui-uchi-uchi (same direction).

10. Right foot slides forward into kiba-dachi, right jun-tsuki, left tettsui-uchi-uchi (behind you), right tettsui-uchi-uchi (in front of you). KIAI!

11. Right foot slides straight back into kiba-dachi, left jun-tsuki (in same direction as previous jun-tsuki or in front), right jun-tsuki (behind you), left jun-tsuki (in front).

12. Left foot slides straight back into kiba-dachi, right jun-tsuki (in front), left jun-tsuki (behind you), right jun-tsuki (in front), right tettsui-uchi-uchi (in front).

13. Right foot slides straight back into kiba-dachi, left jun-tsuki (in front), right jun-tsuki (behind you), left jun-tsuki (in front), right tettsui-uchi-uchi (behind you), left tettsui-uchi-uchi (in front).

14. Left foot turns 90 degrees left into right kokutsu-dachi and left koken-uke, right jodan- nukite, left shuto-uchi-uchi, step into right zenkutsu-dachi and right jodan- nukite.

15. Right foot turn 180 degrees into left kokutsu-dachi and right koken-uke, left jodan- nukite, right shuto-uchi-uchi. Step into left zenkutsu-dachi and left jodan- nukite. KIAI!

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