Gohan Jawan (Rice bowl)

Note: The Kata should be demonstrated moving round a rice bowl set in front of you.

Be sure not to disturb the bowl nor drop blood into it

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Kata Gohan Jawan

1.      Bow (drawing the Katana across you tummy so the handle does not touch the ground)

2.      Rise up on to right leg with single handed Belly Cut ensuring you evade a descending cut

(and without knocking the bowl)

3.      Sweep left leg out to the right and make a Watermill

4.      Travel back to the start position on left knee

5.      Drop knee and chiburii

6.      Sheath

7.      Bow