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Ju no Kata

This kata is performed very slowly, with the focus on deliberate flowing motions that encapsulate the principle of 'ju' or flexibility and yeilding. It is simply divided into three parts, dai ikkyo (group one), dai nikyo (group two), and dai sankyo (group three)

Ju no kata

Dai ikkyo

Tsuki dashi
Kata oshi
Ryote dori
Kata mawashi
Ago oshi

Dai nikyo

Kiri oroshi
Ryokata oshi
Naname uchi
Katate dori
Katate age

Dai sankyo

Obi tori
Mune oshi
Tsuki age
Uchi oroshi
Ryogan tsuki

The Kodokan produces DVDs which to help learn this kata. Unfortunately, they are difficult to find in the UK at the moment. This excerpt shows the initial demonstration of the kata. The DVD then teaches each technique in detail.