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Cheryl Matrasko
James Loeser
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James Loeser
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Yokomenuchi Yonkyo
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Note here, to get Yonkyo, you must first take the uke to Ikkyo or Sankyo - in order to lead into the Yonkyo.

Yonkyo, is a pressure technique to the nerve centers of the arm. Most commonly taken just above the wrist, the yonkyo is applied my taking the joint knuckle of the hand and pushing it the underside of the uke's arm. The entire  movement and application of Yonkyo, looks as if the nage using the uke's arm in a downward strike, as in a sword cutting. The affects are jolting, nearly electrifying pain, and numbness at times. 

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Sadri Gueche (nage) and James Loeser (uke) illustrate Yokomenuchi Yonkyo

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

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