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Cheryl Matrasko
James Loeser
Matthew O'Connor


Cheryl Matrasko
James Loeser
Matthew O'Connor



Katatori Kokyunage
Variation 2, Angle 2

In this second graphic of this second version, the attacker grabs for the victim's left lapel. In this version of Kokyunage, the nage grabs the sleeve of the attacker with her left hand, steps back moving slightly off center towards the right. Her right hand can strike the attacker's face, but drops and slices through the bend of the arm with a downwards through-motion, as her weight shifts and steps back. 

The uke is taken off balance, but she takes the attacker's wrist, and swings his center to her right and steps in front of him (irimi entrace). Note that the direction that the entire motion is taking a counter clock-wise direction and is being continually being led so, by the nage.

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Katatori Kokyunage
Var. 2, Angle 2
C. Matrasko (nage), James Loeser (uke)

The nage drops the wrist down while her footwork surrounds the attacker, taking him off-balance in a musubi pattern. 

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Michio Hikitsuchi 10th Dan 1978
(C. Matrasko as uke)
1978 C. Matrasko

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