Instructions for Judo's Kodokan Goshin Jutsu Kata (or Self-Defense Kata)
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Instructions for Judo's Kodokan Goshin Jutsu Kata (or Self-Defense Kata)

Here are videos that will help you to learn Judo's Kodokan Goshin Jutsu kata (or Judo's self-defense kata).

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Instructions For Kodokan Goshin Jutsu

Defense Against Unarmed Attack

  • Ryote-dori (Two-Hand Hold)
  • Hidari-eri-dori (Left-lapel Hold)
  • Migi-eri-dori (Right-lapel Hold)
  • Kataude-dori (Single-Hand Hold)
  • Ushiro-eri-dori (Collar Hold from Behind)
  • Ushiro-jime (Choke from Behind)
  • Kakae-dori (Seize and Hold from Behind)
  • Naname-uchi (Slanting Strike)
  • Ago-tsuki (Uppercut)
  • Gammen-tsuki (Thrust-Punch to Face)
  • Mae-geri (Front Kick)
  • Yoko-geri (Side Kick)

Defense Against Dagger

  • Tsukkake (Thrust)
  • Choku-zuki (Straight Thrust)
  • Naname-zuki (Slanting Stab)

Defense Against Stick

  • Furiage (Upswing against Stick)
  • Furioroshi (Downswing against Stick)
  • Morote-zuki (Two-Hand Thrust against Stick)

Defense Against Pistol

  • Shomen-zuke (Pistol at the Abdomen)
  • Doshi-gamae (Pistol Held at the Side)
  • Haimen-zuke (Pistol against the Back)








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