Wado Ryu Kumite Kihon Rapponme

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Wado-Ryu Kumite Kihon - Rapponme (Kihon 6)

This page provides details for Wado-Ryu Kumite Kihon - Rapponme. This technique is also known as Wado-Ryu Kumite Kihon 6.

For other kihon techniques, please visit the main Wado-Ryu Kihon Kumite section. If you are looking for additional kumite techniques, please visit the main Karate Kumite section.

Instructions for Wado-Ryu Kihon 6

After bowing, the attacker takes one step forward and the defender takes one step backward.

  • Attacker (Torre)
  1. Hidari Zenkutsu-dachi (Left basic stance)
  2. Lunge forward with Hidari Tsukkomi Jodan (Left head height punch)
  3. Kick with Hidari Surikomi Sokuto Chudan (Left step-up side kick)
  4. As you land execute Migi Gyakuzuki Jodan (Right head height reverse punch)

*Defender (Uke)

  1. Migi Zenkutsu-dachi (Right basic stance)
  2. Slide to the left and cover attack with Migi Nagashi Soto-uke (Right middle block) to avoid punch
  3. Twist to the left through the left heel and block with Migi Gedan Bari (Right downward block)
  4. Twist to the right through the right heel, block the punch with a Migi Nagashi Shuto Uchiuke (Right sweeping open hand block) and simultaneously strike the ribs with Hidari Ippon-Ken (Left one knuckle punch)
  • Notes
  1. The reverse block (defender stage 3) is blocking the kick behind your body
  2. When practicing this kihon do not strike with ippon ken to the ribs with full force (Defender stage 4) as this can cause damage to ribs.

Reference Sources

Written instructions provided by the students of Kentai Karate, www.kentaikarate.co.uk, Added - 04/10/2015

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