Basic Taisabaki


The basic taisabaki is a ten step form utilizing strikes through the centreline and a variety of defences. This taisabaki is broken down into steps, which the student will use to demonstrate a strong understanding of basics.

No Attack Defence
1
HEAD LEVEL PUNCH
RISING HEAD LEVEL BLOCK
2
STOMACH LEVEL PUNCH
HOOKING BLOCK
3
STOMACH LEVEL PUNCH
OUTSIDE BLOCK
4
GROIN LEVEL PUNCH
DOWNWARDS BLOCK
5
GROIN LEVEL PUNCH
SWEEPING BLOCK
6
FRONT KICK
FREE
7
LONG KNEE
FREE
8
RISING ELBOW
FREE
9
HAMMERFIST TO HEAD
FREE
10
DOUBLE GRAB
FREE

Intermediate Taisabaki


The attack lines in the intermediate taisabaki are as follows:

No Attack Defence
1
SEIKEN (PUNCHES)
BLOCK & COUNTER
2
SEIKEN (PUNCHES)
AVOID & COUNTER
3
SEIKEN (PUNCHES)
INTO CONTROL OR TAKE DOWN
4
GERI (KICKS)
ANY DEFENCE
5
FREESTYLE
ANY DEFENCE
6
MARUI
SHIELDING DEFENCES

Mixed Taisabaki


ALL ATTACKS ARE FREESTYLE AND FOLLOW THE SAME ATTACK LINES AS THOSE USED IN THE INTERMEDIATE TAISABAKI. THE DEFENSES SHOWN IN THE TABLE WILL BE PERFORMED BOTH ONE ON ONE AND IN MARUI FORMS.

No Defence
1
AIKI DEFENCE (TYPICAL OF AIKI JITSU)
2
JU DEFENCE (TYPICAL OF JU JITSU)
3
CENTERLINE DEFENCE (TYPICAL OF KUNG FU)
4
ZEN DEFENCE (TYPICAL OF TAE KWON DO)
5
DAMAGE DEFENCE (TYPICAL OF FILIPINO)

Advanced Taisabaki


ADVANCED TAISABAKI ARE HIGH LEVEL FORMS BASED ON A NUMBER OF PRINCIPLES. THEY MAY BE PERFORMED IN BOTH ONE-ON-ONE AND MARUI FORMATS.

FORMS 1 - 4 ARE FREE WITH A DEFINED START AND FINISH POINT.

FORMS 5 - 8 ARE SET FORMS

No Defence
1
HIDARI
2
JU AI
3
ATEMI WAZA
4
AIKI WAZA
5
ADVANCED HIDARI
6
ADVANCED JU AI
7
ADVANCED ATEMI WAZA
8
ADVANCED AIKI WAZA

Master Taisabaki


MASTER TAISABAKI ARE THE HIGHEST LEVEL FORMS WHICH ARE AT THE CORE OF MARTIAL PRINCIPLES. THEY ARE BASED ON THE FINAL DEFENCE PRINCIPLES AND ARE NOT TAUGHT TO ANY STUDENT WITHOUT THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF THE CHIEF INSTRUCTOR. THEY MAY BE PERFORMED BOTH ONE-ON-ONE AND MARUI FORMATS.

FORMS 1 - 5 DEFINE THE GO-KYO WAY

FORMS 6 - 10 ARE MOVE INTO THE SCIENCE AT THE HEART OF GO-KYO

No Defence
1
1st PRINCIPLE GO-KYO
2
2nd PRINCIPLE GO-KYO
3
3rd PRINCIPLE GO-KYO
4
4th PRINCIPLE GO-KYO
5
5th PRINCIPLE GO-KYO
6
1st PRINCIPLE MULTI ATTACK
7
2nd PRINCIPLE MULTI ATTACK
8
3rd PRINCIPLE MULTI ATTACK
9
4th PRINCIPLE MULTI ATTACK
10
5th PRINCIPLE MULTI ATTACK
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