Shiho Uke, Shitoryu Karate Do Kihon

Shitoryu Karate Do Kihon, Shiho Uke or Shiho Zuki

Shiho means 4 directions. The purpose of training shiho uke is for beginners who need to understand the concept of Mawari Ashi or turning. Basically there are 2 ways of turning, one moving with the front foot and the other, moving with the back foot. Please follow the numbers and look at the image.

  1. Yoi
  2. Hidari Gedan barai(Zenkutsu Dachi)
  3. Oi Zuki(Moto Dachi or Zenkutsu Dachi)
  4. Mawatte, Migi Gedan Barai(Zenkutsu Dachi, moving from right, 180 degrees)
  5. Oi Zuki(Moto Dachi or Zenkutsu Dachi)
  6. Hidari Gedan Barai(Zenkutsu Dachi, moving from left, 90 degrees)
  7. Oi Zuki(Moto Dachi or Zenkutsu Dachi)
  8. Mawatte, Hidari Gedan Barai(Zenkutsu Dachi, moving from left, 180 degrees)
  9. Oi Zuki(Moto Dachi or Zenkutsu Dachi)
  10. Mawatte, Hidari Gedan Barai(Zenkutsu Dachi, moving from left, 180 degrees)
  11. Yame

Shitoryu Karate Do Kihon, Shiho Uke
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