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By Jonathan Clements

From a number one specialist in eastern historical past, this is often one of many first complete histories of the artwork and tradition of the Samurai warrior. The Samurai emerged as a warrior caste in Medieval Japan and could have a robust impression at the historical past and tradition of the rustic from the following 500 years. Clements additionally seems on the Samurai wars that tore Japan aside within the seventeenth and 18th centuries and the way the caste was once ultimately demolished within the creation of the mechanized international.

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Lorsque le sabre se rengaine, il est maintenu par le pouce et l’index de la main gauche contre la garde ( TSUBA ). STENUDD SENSEI APPLICATION KATA 02 01 / 02 STENUDD SENSEI APPLICATION KATA 02 02 / 02 NOTES SUR … TSUKA TSUKA NO NO NIGIRI NIGIRI KATA KATA TSUKA NIGIRI KATA Poignée / Manche du sabre long ( KATANA ). de NIGIRU Attraper / Saisir. Forme / Modèle / Prototype / Epure. Action consistant à SAISIR le sabre par la poignée ( TSUKA ). Il s’agit donc de la technique destinée à maintenir correctement un sabre hors de son fourreau.

La lame n’est pas horizontale mais présente une légère pente descendante afin que le sang ne s’écoule pas vers la garde ( TSUBA ). Avant de commencer le NOTO, on vérifiera la concordance entre le sens du fourreau et le sens de l’épée Une fois la lame ramenée vers le fourreau ( SAYA ), le pouce et l’index forment une « gouttière » dans laquelle le bord non tranchant ( MUNE ) du Katana coulissera. C’est ainsi que la pointe du sabre ( KISSAKI ) atteint l’entrée du fourreau ( KOIGUCHI ). Une souplesse au niveau DES poignets s’avère alors nécessaire pour permettre l’entrée de la lame : La main gauche positionne le fourreau ( SAYA ) et permet autant le rengainé que la main droite.

KATA KATA 02 02 UKE NAGASHI _ IKKYO UKE NAGASHI IKKYO UKE NAGASHI : Protection avec changement de direction de l’attaque. UKE NAGERERU Recevoir / Obtenir. Couler / S’écouler / Ruisseler. IKKYO ( IKKAJO ) : Premier principe d’immobilisation. Ancienne appellation UDE OSAE Bras / Avant bras. Immobilisation. QUELQUES MOTS SUR … Ce mouvement consiste à dégainer pour d’abord parer une attaque adverse, engendrant ainsi un contre sur lequel vient glisser le sabre ennemi. Vient ensuite la coupe diagonale de revers s’engouffrant dans l’ouverture de l’attaque.

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