Sunday, November 18, 2012

A Drill Called Kihon NiDan



This is another of the drills from Tristan Sutrisno's teachings. Where the Kihon ShoDan  and drill focuses on hand techniques the Kihon NiDan drill focuses on the lower body and kicking techniques. This is also a part of Dan training at Bushi No Te Isshinryu.


           The first series of kick are while moving towards 12 o’clock

a.       Left lead roundhouse to the middle
b.      Left lead roundhouse to the head
c.       Right front punch
d.      Right front kick, then put the foot down
e.       Pivoting counter-clockwise on the right foot end up in a horse stance with a right side knife hand strike
f.       Pivot on the left into ‘Kusanku” kake dachi with the kusanku parry and strike using both empty hands
g.      Throw a right roundhouse kick to 12 o’clock. Then put the foot down
h.      Pivoting counter-clockwise on the right foot till the left foot is in front as your right open hand parries down to your right side (to 3 o’clock).
i.        Right low side kick to the right side, then put the right foot down to the side to form a horse stance, your chest facing 12 o’clock.
j.        Right multiple strike mid level open hand parry to the right side
k.      Left foot steps over and right mid level side kick to the right as you throw a left hook punch to your right side (as in Nijushiho kata).
l.        Put your right foot down, still in horse stance your chest facing 12 o’clock
m.    Left multiple strike mid level open hand parry to the left side
n.      Right foot steps over and left mid level side kick to the left, as you throw a right hook punch to your left side (as in Nijushiho kata).
o.      Put your foot down, still in horse stance your chest facing 12 o’clock
p.      Draw your left foot in alongside your right (your right hand stays in the hook punch position.

You now turn and begin kicking towards 6 o’clock

q.      Pivoting on the ball of the left foot, execute a right spinning clockwise head high crescent kick to 6 o’clock, ending in right cat stance.
r.        Jump double front kick to 6 o’clock, ending in right cat stance.
s.       Jumping up from your right leg, execute a jumping spinning (counter-clockwise) right inside crescent kick to 6 o’clock, ending in right cat stance.
t.        Jump side kick to 6 o’clock, ending in horse stance.
u.      Drop right side kick to 6 o’clock
v.      Scissor kick as you roll over to your right on the floor.
w.    Left side kick from the floor.
x.      Rise to your left foot, your right knee on the floor.
y.      Double Jumping left front kick off the floor
z.       Spin to your right to conclude in natural stance.

This drill is a workout.

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