Sai Strikes

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c = Closed, ...o = Open

Ready Position 1: Both sai's (c) held in left hand behind arm on left side of body by hip,
..........................palm facing behind you, finger pointing down to support sai.

Ready Position 2: Each sai (c) held in each hand by hip, as in junbi.

Ready Position 3: Each sai (c) held in each hand by chest, as in fighting stance.

Ready Position 4: Each sai (o) held in each hand by chest, as in fighting stance.

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BLOCKS

... Down Block

... Upward Block (Two-hand upward block with punch)

... Inside Block

... Outside Block (Two-hand outside block to one side)

... Mountain Stance

... Cross Block
......- Up
......- Down

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STRIKES

... Punch

... Overhead

... Uppercut

... Shuto

... Reverse Shuto (palm up)

... Ridge

... Hook

... Elbow Strike (c)
......- Across
......- Thrust
......- Down
......- Back

... Eye thrust (o) (using hook)