Jo Ichi

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Position: Weapon in left hand behind back, tip at base of skull
Bow: Slight bow concealing weapon
Cover: Present weapon, flip one-and-a-half turns, transfer to right hand, step out with left foot to natural stance, left hand flat on weapon tip, palm down
1. Step sideways with left foot, right strike to head
2. Thrust
3. Pivot right, left strike to head
4. Pivot left, right strike to head
5. Pivot right, left strike to ribs
6. Pivot left, right strike to ribs
7. Pivot right, chin strike
8. Pivot left, groin strike
9. Slide left foot up to center stance, slide left hand toward right hand, release right hand, flip weapon in left hand (palm up), catch with right hand (palm down), down strike
10. Slide right hand toward left, release left hand, flip weapon in right hand (palm up), catch with right hand (palm down), down strike
11. Right foot forward to right long stance, high block (left hand palm down, right hand palm up)
12. Drop hands, low block
13. Switch both hands, block left
14. Switch both hands, block right
15. Flip weapon under right arm, fade to right cat stance, look over right shoulder, strike behind, left hand on chamber
16. Lunge to right long stance, thrust forward
17. Fade to right cat stance, five figure eights
18. Catch with left hand, lunge to right long stance, thrust forward
19. Tuck left hand under right arm, shuffle forward and right, right head strike
20. Flip weapon forward with left hand, poke
21. Pivot left 90 degrees, vertical block left arm up
22. Slide left hand toward right hand, flip weapon, catch in right hand (palm down)
23. Pivot to front, step up to center stance, present weapon horizontally
24. Slide left hand toward right, chamber weapon vertically on right hand
25. Present weapon to front, flip one-and-a-half times, catch in left hand
Position: Weapon in left hand behind back, tip at base of skull
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