Katatetori Kaitenage has been referred to as a rotary
throw from a wrist grab.
Kaitenage techniques appear somewhat elaborate,
but in actuality are very simple in nature. The movement is very circular and is always in
flux, where both uke and nage take on many shifts and changes in direction and footwork.
Tenkans and irimis, interchangeably start every shift of movement. It is truly a beautiful
technique to watch and to execute, when it is executed well. In a practical sense, it can
In omote technique, the nage
takes a more direct approach to the attack and enters her attacker's
territory slightly off-the line of attack. As she does so, she strikes
him causing his one-point/center to be disturbed - she has the
advantage now. She pivots and drops her arm in a circular motion
(sword cut) and redirects it towards him.
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demonstrated by C. Matrasko (nage) and Zeke Nono (uke)
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