Hojo Undo

Hojo Undo was designed by Kanei Uechi to help students to understand better the different technics to be used during Kata performance.

Hojo Undo is regularly used during in Dojo sessions just after the warm up.

All the techniques are performed in Sanchin-Dachi (Basic Uechi Stance).


Feet stance in Sanchin Dachi

Basic Techniques List :

Shōmen geri  正面蹴り – Front kick

Sokutō geri 足刀蹴り – Side kick

Seiken zuki  正拳空き – Circle Block, Punch, Guide Block, Fist Punch

Mawashi zuki 廻し空き – Hook Punch

Shutō uchi Uraken uchi Shōken zuki手刀打ち裏拳打ち小拳空き– Circle Block, Chop, Backfits, One-knuckle punch 

Shōmen Hajiki  正面弾き – Fingertip strikes

Tenshin zensoku geri 転身前足蹴り – Turn-Block-Front Kick-Forward Leg

Tenshin kosoku geri  転身前後蹴り – Turn-Block-Front Kick-Back Leg

Tenshin shōken zuki 転身小拳空き – Turn-Block-One Knuckle Punch

Koi no shippo uchi, yoko uchi  鯉の尻尾打ち横打ち – Fish-tail wrist blocks

In order to facilitate your training, I have designed for you an Hojo Undo Poster you can print in A4 or if you can in A3 (the fonts are fully compatible with all the printers). 


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