Konjaku Kioi Toyama Ryu Dojo Toyama Ryu Batto Do
Konjaku Kioi Dojo
(Ancient and Modern Fighting Spirit Dojo)
5980 66th St N Suite M
St Petersburg FL 33709
Email: info@toyama-ryu.com
Phone: 727-329-9679
Yari (Spear)

Hataya Sensei DVD
Respect for Katana
Sword Dictionary
How to Guides
    Bow In Ceremony
    Warm Up Exercises
    Bow Out Ceremony
    Wearing Uniform
    Formal Uniform
    Wearing Daisho
    Uniform Folding/Care
Katana Selection
    Sword Dimensions
    Sword Testing
Katana Maintenance
    Katana Cleaning
    Mekugi Replacement
    Katana Disassembly
    Is my sword sharp?
    Edge Geometry
    Surface Polish
    Sharpening Guide
Training Basics
    Kihon (Fundamentals)
    8 Basic Cuts
    Toyama Kata
    Toyama Kukmitachi
    Seitei Kata
Taikai Guides
    Taikai Rules
    Judging Guide
    Target Prep & Spiking
    Cutting Patters
    Cutting Videos
    Target Comparison
St Petersburg Dojo
    Intro Letter
    Femal Sensei
    Dojo Members
    Code of Conduct
    Classes and Fees
Promotion Pictues
Rank Testing

Dojo Crest 

Basic Cuts

The 8 basics cuts are performed as part of the warm-up exercises at the beginning of each class.  Each cut is repeated ten times.  Maintaining proper form is very important.  You can find details on the basic cuts at Toyama Ryu Kihongiri.

  1. Jōdan: High vertical cut - right hand ends level with shoulder

  2. Chudan: Middle vertical cut - kissaki ends level with throat

  3. Gedon: Low vertical cut - kissaki ends level with knee

  4. Hidari Kesa: Falling diagonal cut to the left

  5. Migi Kesa: Falling diagonal cut to the right

  6. Migi Kesa Gyaku Kesa: Falling diagonal cut to the right followed by reverse diagonal cut

  7. Hidari Kesa  Gyaku Kesa: Falling diagonal cut to the left followed by reverse diagonal cut

  8. Suihei: Level horizontal cut going from left to right and then reversing and cutting from right to left.

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