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The Nage no Kata was developed in 1884 and 1885 at the Kodokan. The two participants formally bow onto the mat and begin the kata with the Tori, or thrower, on your right and the Uke, or person being thrown, on your left. In each case, the Uke attempts an attack on Tori. There is a progression of attack styles here, demonstrating how Tori must adjust to these differing attacks. Uke then changes his attacks based on the previous adjustments made by Tori.

DOJO POSITION:

NAGA-NO-KATA 1

TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE NAGE NO KATA

LIST OF TECHNIQUES COMMENCED FROM THE LETTERED POSITIONS
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POSITIONS:

S= START POSITION FOR BOTH TORI AND UKE TO TURN AND STANDING BOW TO KAMIZA
THEN STEP FORWARD TO POSITION A FOR KNEELING BOW TO EACH OTHER

A= STARTING POSITION FOR:
UKI OTOSHI
KATA GURUMA
HARAI GOSHI
TUSURI KOMI GOSHI
SASAE TSURI KOMI ASHI
SUMI GAESHI
YOKO GAKE
UKI WAZA

B= STARTING POSITION FOR:
KATA SEOI
UKI GOSHI
URA NAGE

C= STARTING POSITION FOR:
UCHI MATA
TOMOE NAGE

D= STARTING POSITION FOR:
OKURI ASHI HARAI

Ayumi Ashi

Ayumi ashi is normal walking. The feet slide lightly over the mat for all of the stepping moves and are never lifted off the mat. The mat should be gripped with the toes. In this kata the feet move both in a semicircular(arc step) and direct translation fashion. The arc step is used in Ura Nage, Sumi Gaeshi, Yoko Guruma and Uki Waza.

Tsugi Ashi

The trailing foot never catches up or passes the lead foot. In this kata the tsugi ashi stepping is done in three different ways. These movements include straight movements of advancing or retreating, movements directly to the right or the left and rotary movements.

normal walking
foot follow

Te Waza (Hand Techniques) (手技)

Uki Otoshi--Floating Drop (浮落)
A) Tori walks across to Uke, stands facing at 2 feet distance (point A)
B) Both take up a right grip simultaneously. Uke steps forward with his right foot pushing Tori back.
C) Tori retreats a step in TSUGIASHI (LEFT/RIGHT), breaking Uke’s balance by pulling to Uke’s front
D) Both take a second step in TSUGIASHI.
E) On the third step Tori takes a longer pace and drops onto left knee, pulling Uke with both hands into Uki Otoshi.
F) Tori holds position for two seconds lets go of Uke and lets Uke rise.
G) Tori rises behind Uke and they walk to position A on Uke’s side of the mat and perform the technique left handed.

Kata Seoi--Shoulder Throw (背負投)
A) Both stand at 6 feet distance point B facing each other
B) Uke steps forward (left/right) raising his right arm to bring his fist down to Tori's head
C) Tori steps forward with right foot, deflecting Uke's strike with Tori's left arm as he turns into Kata Seoi.
D) Tori throws and then holds his position for two seconds.
E) Uke then rises and turns to face Tori at position B (Tori's side)
F) The technique is then performed left handed.
G) Uke rises and walks to position A (Uke’s side) and Tori follows.

Kata Guruma--Shoulder Wheel (肩車)
A) Tori faces Uke at position a they take right handed grip and Uke advances with his right foot in TSUGIASHI
B) On the second step Tori changes his grip with his left hand to under Uke's right armpit, little finger pointing upwards, pulling forward and upwards.
C) On the third step Tori drops his hips to lift Uke in kata Guruma, once the throw is complete Tori hold position for 2 seconds.
D) Uke rises and walk's to position A (Tori's side), the technique is the performed to the left side.
E) When Uke rises from the left side technique both Uke and Tori walk to position A on there side of the mat tidying there gi's as they go.

hand 1
hand 2
hand 3

Koshi Waza (Hip Techniques) (腰技)

Uki Goshi--Floating Hip (浮腰)
A) Both walk to meet at position C six feet apart
B) Uke steps forward (left/right) Uke steps forward (left/right) raising his left arm to bring his fist down to Tori's head
C) Tori steps forward with his right foot, lowering his right shoulder as he slips his right arm around Uke’s waste under the attacking arm.
D) Tori grabs Uke's right sleeve and performs right handed Uke Goshi
E) Tori throws and then holds his position for two seconds.
F) Uke then rises and turns to face Tori at position B (Tori's side)
F) The technique is then performed left handed.
G) Both walk to Uke's position a ready for the next technique

Harai Goshi--Sweeping Hip (払腰)
A) Tori has followed Uke across the mat and stands two feet away as Uke turns around they take up a right handed grip and Uke pushes Tori back as Uke advances his right foot in TSUGIASHI
B) As Tori retreats on the second step he thrusts his right hand under Uke’s left armpit.
C) On the third step Tori only takes a half step and turns to face the same way as Uke, bringing Uke onto his hip
D) Tori then sweeps his right leg up connecting with the top of Uke's right leg.
E) Tori throws and then holds his position for two seconds.
F) Uke then rises and walks to position A (Tori's side) and Tori follows.
F) The technique is then performed left handed.
G) Both walk back to position A Uke's side in preparation for the next technique

Tsuri Komi Goshi--Lifting Pulling Hip (釣込腰)
A) Tori has followed Uke across the mat and stands two feet away as Uke turns around they take up a right handed grip but this time Tori’s right hand is at the back of Uke's collar, Uke pushes Tori back as Uke advances his right foot in TSUGIASHI
B) Both take 2 steps in TSUGIASHI
C) Tori turns on the third step to face the same way as Uke to throw.
D) Uke resists by pulling back slightly and stiffening his body.
E) Tori lowers his hips and pulls the collar with his right hand keeping the right arm straight and performs Tsuri komi Goshi.
F) Tori throws and then holds his position for two seconds.
F) Uke then rises and walks to position A (Tori's side) and Tori follows.
F) The technique is then performed left handed.
G) When Uke rises from the left side technique both Uke and Tori walk to position A on there side of the mat tidying there gi's as they go.

hip 1
hip 2
hip 3

Ashi Waza (Foot Techniques) (足技)

Okuri Ashi Harai--Double Foot Sweep (送足払)
A) Tori and Uke walk to position D stopping at a 1 foot distance from each other.
B) Both take a right handed grip and move towards the centre of the mat (side stepping)
C) On the third step Tori takes a longer step and lifts Uke with both hands.
D) Tori sweep's both Uke's legs with Tori's left foot in Okuri Ashi Harai.
E) Tori then hold's his position for two seconds.
F) Uke then rises and walks to position D on the other side of the mat and Tori follows.
F) The technique is then performed left handed.
G) Uke then rises and walks to position A (Uke's side) and Tori follows.

Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi--Propping drawing ankle (支釣込足)
A) Tori stops 2 feet away from Uke in position A (Uke’s side), Uke turns and they both take a right handed grip.
B) Uke pusses Tori back two steps backward in TSUGIASHI.
C) On the third step Tori steps slightly to his right side with his right foot.
D) Tori then brings his left foot up applying the sole of his left foot to Uke's right ankle as Uke tries to step forward.
E) Uke is thrown in Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi.
F) Tori throw's and then holds his position for two seconds.
G) Uke then rises and walks to position A (Tori's side) and Tori follows.
H) The technique is then performed left handed.
I) When Uke rises both step to position C (own side).

Uchi Mata--Inner Thigh Throw (内股)
A) Uke and Tori face each other at position C. Both take a right step and a JIGOTAI posture.
B) Tori advance his left foot to his left front and withdraw his right foot to his left rear.
C) Uke follows this movement but with larger steps.
D) Both repeat the same movement as they turn round to there original positions again.
E) On the third step Tori does not move but lets Uke move round bringing Uke to the back of Tori
F) Tori sweep's his right leg backwards so that his right leg connects with Uke's inner left thigh. Throwing with Uchi Mata
G) Tori throw's and then holds his position for two seconds.
H) Uke then rises and walks to position C (Tori's side) and Tori follows
I) The technique is then performed left handed.
J) When Uke rises from the left side technique both Uke and Tori walk to position A on there side of the mat tidying there gi's as they go.

FOOT 1
FOOT 2
FOOT 3

Masutemi Waza (Rear Sacrifice Techniques) (真捨身技)

Tomoe Nage--Circle Throw (巴投)
A) Both walk to meet at the centre of the mat position C
B) Uke takes a half step forward with his right leg and takes a right handed grip, Tori does likewise.
C) Tori advances three quick steps (right/left/right) pushing Uke backwards.
D) Uke begins to resist and pushes back, Uke takes a step forward with his left leg.
E) Tori reacts to this by stepping back with his right leg but only to bring to bring his feet parallel,
F) This brings Uke very close into Tori, Tori bends his right knee bringing his foot up to Uke's abdomen,
G) Tori lowers his hips to the floor keeping his foot in Uke's abdomen,
F) As Tori's back touches the floor he extends his right leg pushing Uke over Tori's right shoulder.
G) Uke makes a rolling breakfall and ends in a standing position.
H) As Uke turns Tori stands and both walk to position C opposite sides.
I) The technique is then performed left handed.
J) Uke then walks to position B (Uke's side) as Tori stands and follows stopping 6 feet away.

Ura Nage--Rear Throw (裏投)
A) Uke faces Tori at a 6 feet distance he steps forward left/right to bring his right fist down onto Tori's head.
B) Tori slides under the blow by slipping his left arm around Uke's waste
C) Tori then puts his right hand under Uke's abdomen,
D) Tori then keeping both feet on the floor drives himself backwards and at the same time pushing his right had up under Uke's abdomen.
E) Tori should finish in a arch on his shoulders and feet causing Uke to do a rolling breakfall ove Tori's left shoulder,
F) As Uke turns Tori stands and both walk to position B (Tori's side) again standing 6 feet apart.
G) The technique is then performed left handed.
H) Uke then walks to position A (Uke's side) as Tori stands and follows stopping 2 feet apart.

Sumi Gaeshi--Corner Reversal (隅返)
A) Both Uke and Tori step forward with there right foot and take a right handed grip in a JIGOTAI posture
B) Tori steps back with his right foot
C) As Uke steps forward to regain balance, Tori steps back to his right rear corner with his left foot
D) Tori then lowers his hips to the floor and brings his right foot up to the inside of Uke’s left thigh,
E) As Tori rolls onto his back he extends his right leg pushing Uke over Tori's left shoulder,
F) Uke makes a rolling breakfall and ends in a standing position.
G) As Uke turns Tori stands and both walk to position A (Tori's side) stopping 2 feet apart.
H) The technique is then performed left handed.
I) Tori then stands and both Uke and Tori walk to position A on there side of the mat tidying there gi's as they go.

SACRIFICE 1
SACRIFICE 2
SACRIFICE 3

Yoko Sutemi Waza (Side Sacrifice Techniques) (橫捨身技)

Yoko Gake--Side Prop (横掛)
A) Tori walks across the mat to position A (Uke’s side) facing Uke.
B) Both take a right handed grip and Uke pushes Tori backwards two steps in TSUGIASHI.
C) On the second step Tori pulls Uke inward with his left hand causing Uke to turn slightly,
D) Uke stiffens in order to resist the motion.
E) As Uke takes a third step Tori slides his left foot behind Uke's advancing right foot and falls to his side, Pulling Uke down with him
F) Tori land on his left side with his right leg across Uke, Uke lands on his back.
G) Both rise together and go to Position A (Tori's side).
H) The technique is then performed left handed.
I) Both rises together Uke go to Position B (Uke's side). And Tori stand 6 feet apart facing Uke.

Yoko Guruma--Side Wheel (横車)
A) Uke faces Tori at a 6 feet distance he steps forward left/right to bring his right fist down onto Tori's head.
B) Tori slides under the blow by slipping his left arm around Uke's waste as Ura Nage
C) Uke bends forward to counter Ura Nage, slipping his right arm over Tori's shoulder.
D) Tori wheels round to his right, swinging his right leg in-between Uke's legs and lying down on his back in front on Uke.
E) This pulls Uke forward off balance causing Uke to do a rolling breakfall over Tori's left shoulder.
F) As Uke turns Tori stands and both walk to position B (Tori's side) again standing 6 feet apart.
G) The technique is then performed left handed.
H) When completed Tori rises and follows Uke Back to Position A (Uke's side).

Uki Waza--Floating Drop (浮技)
A) Both meet at position A (Uke's side) facing each other, both take a pace forward with there right foot and take a right handed grip in JIGOTAI
B) Tori retreats a pace with his right foot, Uke follows.
C) Tori lowers his hips to the floor over his right leg keeping his left leg straight out across both Uke's feet
D) As Tori sits on the floor Uke falls over Tori's outstretched leg in a rolling breakfall.
E) As Uke turns Tori stands and both walk to position a (Tori's side)
F) The technique is then performed left handed.
G) Tori then stands and both Uke and Tori walk to position A on there side of the mat tidying there gi's as they go.
H) Tori and Uke turn to face each other and kneel and perform a kneeling bow
I) Both rise and step back right/left.
J) Both turn and face Kamiza and perform a standing bow.
K) Naga-No-Kata complete.

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