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Katatori Nikkyo - omote
Variation 1, Angle 1

In this version of Katatori Nikkyo, the attacker grabs the victim's right lapel, the nage counters grabbing the hand of the attacker - stepping back moving slightly off center towards the left. Her left hand can choose to strike the attacker's face, but drops as she slides back. The attacker is off-balance. Turning her hips counter-clockwise towards him, her shoulder follow suit aiding her to pull the arm off her shoulder. She uses nikkyo upon the wrist, and returns the attacker's arm to his one-point with a downwards arc  (through-motion), as her weight shifts and and she steps into break the balance of his stance. 

She then can bring him down and pin him with two traditional sit-down pins. 

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Katatori Nikkyo - omote
Var. 1, Angle 1
C. Matrasko (nage), James Loeser (uke)

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

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