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Adding Strikes to Applications

Hello, everyone!

This week's Waza Wednesday shows a simple arm lock application from Naihanchi Nidan, and uses it as a platform to illustrate the concept of kakushi-waza (hidden techniques). More specifically, we are highlighting the way that additional strikes can be found in the natural paths of motion used to reach the primary positions in kata.

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That is one of my favorite points, if you're going that way anyway, why not get something out of it. I'm always dragging forearms across jaws or digging elbows as I pass, and even it's not done hard, the slight distraction or adjustment by your training partner almost always makes the ultimate technique more effective...