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Tanto Tsuki Corner Drop

Reference: Corner Drop

Example 1, Tanto Tsuki Corner Drop Irimi

Movie of Tanto Tsuki Corner Drop Irimi.

Fig. 1 Start Fig. 2 Kuta Punch Fig. 3 Arm Down Grip Fig. 4 End Arm Down

  1. Fig. 1 shows the start with the spacing such that Uke's extended knife and Nage's extended arm do not quite touch.
  2. Fig. 2 shows Nage striking Uke's face. Knee Pop Stomp is very important here!
  3. In Fig. 3 Nage has taken the Arm Down grip while changing sides in the normal Arm Down way.
  4. Fig. 4 shows the end of the Arm Down.

    Fig. 5 Corner Drop Fig. 6 Uke Down Fig. 7 Take Tanto

  5. In Fig. 5 Nage is in the Corner Drop with Nage's left upper arm striking Uke's right arm above the elbow. This is similar to Tanto Tsuki Kokyu Nage except in Kokyu Nage the strike is to Uke's neck or face. The Corner Drop is safer and can throw very hard.
  6. In Fig. 6 Uke has been knocked down by the Corner Drop.
  7. Fig. 7 shows Nage has taken the Tanto.

Example 2, Tanto Tsuki Corner Drop Tenkan

Movie of Tanto Tsuki Corner Drop Tenkan.

Fig. 8 Start Fig. 9 Kuta Punch Fig. 10 Take Grip Fig. 11 End Arm Down

  1. Fig. 8 shows the start with the spacing such that Uke's extended knife and Nage's extended arm do not quite touch.
  2. In Fig. 9 Nage delivers a Kuta Punch to Uke's face.
  3. In Fig. 10 Nage is taking the Arm Down grip.
  4. Fig. 11 shows the end of the Arm Down.

    Fig. 12 Corner Drop Fig. 13 Uke Down Fig. 14 Take Tanto

  5. In Fig. 12 Nage is in the Corner Drop with Nage's left upper arm striking Uke's right arm above the elbow. This is similar to Tanto Tsuki Kokyu Nage except in Kokyu Nage the strike is to Uke's neck or face. The Corner Drop is safer and can throw very hard.
  6. In Fig. 13 Uke has been knocked down by the Corner Drop.
  7. Fig. 14 shows Nage has taken the Tanto.

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