NAGINATA Monbushō Seitei Kata — Jū-roppon-me

By Baptiste Tavernier
Originally published in Kendo World 7.2, 2014.

16本目 — hidari-men sune no renzoku zangeki ni taishi ōjikaeshi hidari-men, kaisen kesa-giri

Guidelines:

From jōdan attack and cut hidarimen.

⇒ From jōdan move from the front foot to the left, rotate and block the hidari-men cut with the shinogi.

Immediately attack and cut sune.

⇒ Pull back the front foot and block the sune cut with the ishizuki in front of the body. Then cut hidari-men.

Block the hidari-men cut with the ishizuki and perform a harai.

⇒ Use the momentum of the harai and rotate the naginata to the right in order to cut kesa.

Notes:

— This kata was studied from normal school.