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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Merlyn said this on July 23, at 6: Koto Ryu Koppojutsu…… 2. Notify me of new comments via email. Short distancing, and striking hard. The Koto Ryu has a unique form of Kenjutsu Swordsmanship. The Hekito is unarmed combat against sword, but a skilled member of the school can also do the Hekito with sword against sword.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Pin It on Pinterest. Wanderings in Budo musings on a journey along the warrior path. The Koto Ryu is broken down into five levels which are as follows: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The Koto Ryu concentrates more on striking, and the Gyokko Ryu more on locks and throws.
To do this demands good timing and rhythm in the defensive attack, often done with Yoko Okppojutsu. Okuden, and Hekito are the highest levels of training with the school, and contain the secret teachings. Attacks to the face, in addition to metsubushi, are common in the techniques of the school. The Koto-ryu is greatly complimented with the study of Gyokko-ryu and koppojhtsu you keep in mind they both have different strategies and methods, you should be able to mix them together to cover all possible variations for self protection survival.
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Yoko Aruki cross steppingand Toki stamping on toes. Both schools compliment each other and to study only one is to know only half of one of the two schools.
Directionally speaking the Koto Ryu is straighter in and the Gyokko Ryu revolves more on a circular basis either in yourself or in your opponent when taking their balance.
Posted in Uncategorized Tags: If both koppokutsu are studied completely, the student will know all forms of fighting, including distance, striking, throws, and locks.
More to follow… bujinshugyo said this on July 23, at 9: Some of the differences between Koto Ryu and Gyokko ryu are as follows: Always making the eyes appear blank, so that no telepathic movement can be detected by the opponent Looking at the eyebrows of the opponent rather than their eyes. The Koto Ryu techniques use short distancing between the two opponents, the Gyokko Ryu uses greater distance.
Koto Ryu Koppojutsu
There are many similarities between the 2 schools. It should be noted that the starting distance should be really big from the start, the attacker must take one big step or several steps to reach the defender.
They are listed as the Gassho Kuji Kiri nine symbol slashes prayers. What specializes the Koto-ryu techniques is that distance is created by moving along with the attack, then moving forward with a strike and then moving quickly out to a safe distance again. Kaku Gassho — Fire and winds prayer.