Upper West Side Kenshikai Karate
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Kenshikai Kata #5
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1. Turn 90 degrees left into right kokutsu-dachi and left shuto-mawashi-uke (slow).

2. Right foot slide forward into left kokutsu-dachi and right shuto-mawashi-uke, right hiji-mawashi-ate, right tetsui-uchi-uchi, slide right foot into right zenkutsu-dachi and left chudan-gyaku-tsuki (fast).

3. Right foot turns 180 degrees into left kokutsu-dachi and right shuto-mawashi-uke (slow).

4. Left foot slides forward into right kokutsu-dachi and left shuto-mawashi-uke, left hiji-mawashi-ate, left tetsui-uchi-uchi, slide into left zenkutsu-dachi and right chudan-gyaku-tsuki (fast).

5. Turn right fist over, place left tetsui on top of right fist. Pull left foot back into haisoku-dachi and simultaneously chamber right and left fist to right side of body. Left mae-geri forward, while keeping left leg chambered look over left shoulder and left 90 degrees yoko-geri and left uraken-furi-uchi simultaneously, left foot step forward into left zenkutsu-dachi and right chudan-gyaku-tsuki.

6. Pull right foot forward into haisoku-dachi, (while keeping left fist chambered to left side of body) simultaneously place right tetsui on top of left fist. Right mae-geri forward, right 45 degrees yoko-geri and right uraken-furi-uchi simultaneously, right foot step down into right yonju godo zenkutsu-dachi and left chudan-gyaku-tsuki.

7. Pull left foot forward into haisoku-dachi, (while keeping right fist chambered to right side of body) simultaneously place left fist on top of right fist. Left mae-geri forward, left 45 degrees yoko-geri and left uraken-furi-uchi simultaneously, left foot step down into left yonju godo zenkutsu-dachi and right chudan-gyaku-tsuki.

8. Pull right foot forward into haisoku-dachi, (while keeping left fist chambered to left side of body) simultaneously place right fist on top of left fist. Right mae-geri forward, right 45 degrees yoko-geri and right uraken-furi-uchi simultaneously, right foot step down into right yonju godo zenkutsu-dachi and left chudan-gyaku-tsuki. Kiai!

9. Place right hand behind head, left hand under right arm, both hands are open. Turn left back leg 90 degrees into left yonju godo zenkutsu-dachi and right shuto-gammen-uchi, left hiji-mawashi-ate into right open hand and simultaneously turn into kiba-dachi, then left tetsui-uchi-uchi, left kake-uke, right kake-tsuki.

10. Right foot step forward into yonju godo kiba-dachi, right tsuki-age, right uraken-shomen-uchi, right kake-uke, left kake-tsuki.

11. Left foot step into yonju godo kiba-dachi, left tsuki-age, left uraken-shomen-uchi, left hiji-mawashi-ate into right open hand, left tetsui-uchi-uchi, left kake-uke, right kake-tsuki.

12. Right mae-geri, left foot steps behind right leg into kake-dachi, and left open hand push right hiji-yoko-ate in same direction as mae-geri. KIAI!

13. Look back over left shoulder, left foot slide forward into right kokutsu-dachi, both hands open and gotowards right ear with left hand inside (as if to do a shuto-uchi-uchi), then left short shuto-mawashi-uke (slow).

14. Step into right zenkutsu-dachi, left shotei-uke and right vertical nukite with right elbow over left down facing hand. KIAI!

15. Pull right foot back into left kokutsu-dachi and right shuto-mawashi-uke (slow).

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