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Rigorous exercise katate dori kokyu nage

Rigorous exercice : variation (1)  

This is the rigorous version of Kokyu-nage. It is a dangerous technique which can cause a broken hand or a sprain to the foot. 
 
Remarks on rigorous training  
Rigorous training was popular in olden times but is no longer so. This particular training method is combative in nature and you should know what it looks like. Because of the great dangers involved, its execution must be tempered with a great deal of caution. 

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