Nunchaku Kihon | San Kai Jodan Uchi | Figure 8 Strike This nunchaku Kihon is known in the western world as a figure 8. The Kanji for Hachi or 8 resembles the diagonal slashes made with the 3 repetitive slashes of this technique.
Nunchaku Kihon | Nodo Nuki Tsuki | Throat Thrust Strike This Nunchaku Kihon blocks and incoming attack or guard downwards and out of the way as it performs a throat trust with the back end of the nunchaku stick.
Nunchaku Kihon | Joge Shomen Uchi | Up & Down Head Strike This Nunchaku technique is delivered in a three part combination, from crane stance load behind the arm, strike down, then back to load position, then as you transition to zenkutsu dachi, deliver the head strike.
Nunchaku Kihon | O Sharin Shomen Uchi | Big Wheel Head Strike This advanced Nunchaku Kihon is found in several Maezato Nunchaku Kata within the Ryu Kyu Kobudo system. It is performed by creating a large momentum with an initial downward swing, in crane stance and finishes in zenkutsu dachi with a head strike.
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