Totoku Hyoshi No Kamae

Do you see the kamae?

(body posture)

I’m standing in totoku hyoshi no kamae right now.

You are?

Where is the sword?

Totoku hyoshi no kamae is a sword posture, a form of sabaki gata where one delfects shuriken with the flat of the sword blade.

The sword blade along with footwrok to direct it used the sword as shield to defelect anything incoming.

We were just standing on the street corner, waiting for some cars to pass so we could cross.

The kamae?

Putting your body behind one of the heavy street light posts, knowing the relation and distance between the street, the moving cards, and the person.

Using the post as a *sword* incase a car or object jumps the curb.

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