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Following the path of the Samurai
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Toyama Ryu Kata - Gohon Me (#5)
Gohon Me (五本目) Chokuzen No Teki (直前の敵)
#5 Enemies just in front
Stand with both feet even and the hands down at the sides and slightly forward. The knees should be slightly bent, the back straight, and the body relaxed. The katana should be loosened from the saya by pushing on the tsuba with the thumb of the left hand. The sword is drawn and placed in Jōdan no Kamae (Upper guard with point of sword pointed up and slightly back). The left hand is left on the saya.
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