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Damn You Yoko Giri

Just suburi and battodo tonight, for tameshigiri practice. I need a lot of work on my yoko giri, and while practicing some one-armed swings I ended up throwing my shoulder off whack and felt off the rest of the night.

Yoko Giri
* Arm should be fully extended, no bent elbow
* Feet should be angled 35 degrees towards the blade when starting
* Feet should be angled 35 degrees towards blade (ie, direction of swing) when finished
* Power and speed are vital.
* Don't scoop upwards at end of swing, it will throw hasugi off


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