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How to Do a Diagonal Katana Sword Strike

Learn how to do a diagonal strike from Sensei Oliver Martin in this katana sword fighting video from Howcast.


So the basic kesa giri or diagonal strike is from hasso no kamae. And again, you just want to step forward and cut about to the heart level, not past. Okay. Just stepping through, pushing and cutting with your tae jitsu. And this is what it looks like from the side. That's a basic kesa giri cut from hasso no kamae.

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