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The 15 basic techniques (jugohon no kata)

 

In the early 1950's Kenji Tomiki selected 15 basic techniques for use in randori or free play. These serve at the core in the NCOAC practice of Tomiki Aikido.

 

3 attack techniques

01. Shomen ate (Forward strike) 

02. Gyaku gamae ate (Opposite stance strike) 

03. Ai gamae ate (Matching stance strike)

 

4 elbow techniques

04. Oshi taoshi (Push down) 

05. Hiki taoshi (Pull down)

06. Ude gaeshi (Arm turn) 

07. Ude garame; or Ude hineri (Arm twist)

 

4 wrist twisting techniques (hineri)

08. Kote hineri (Wrist twist) 

09. Tenkai kote hineri (180 turn with wrist twist) 

10. Soto kote mawashi; or Kote mawashi [ai gamae] (Outside wrist in turn)

11. Uchi kote mawashi; or Kote mawashi [gyaku gamae] (Inside wrist in turn)

 

4 wrist turning techniques (gaeshi)

12. Kote gaeshi [gyakute dori] (Reverse wrist out turn grasp) 

13. Kote gaeshi [junte dori] (Regular wrist out turn grasp) 

14. Tenkai kote gaeshi [ai gamae]; or Shihonage omote (180 turn, Wrist out turn, matching stance)

15. Tenkai kote gaeshi [gyaku gamae]; or Shihonage Ura (180 turn, Wrist out turn, opposite stance) 

 

These 15 techniques (jugohon no kata) consist of; 

     3 atemi waza (striking technique) 

     4 hiji waza (elbow techniques) 

     8 tekubi waza (wrist techniques)