Terms for Techniques Used
in Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu
Basic Stances of Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu
NOTE:Arrow indicates the direction that the head should be facing.
Ude-Ate (Hand Technique)
Toho--Thumb and forefinger
Ryotoken--Blade edge of knuckles
Ryogan-Tsuki--Middle finger end/Ring finger end
Yubi-Saki--Finger tip, thumb and middle finger
Haishu--Back of hand
NOTE: Haishu (Back of hand) for use of neck control. Also for use of Gake (Hooking Action). Yubi-Saki is used for neck control or attacking vital areas on or in the body that are not protected by some bone or heavy thick muscle and tissue area.
Ashi-Ate (Foot and Leg Technique)
2.Ashi-Ura--Ball of foot
3.Ashi-Kakato--Heel of foot
4.Ashi-Sokuto--Blade edge of foot
5.Haisoku--Instep of foot
6.Teisoku--Sole of foot
NOTE: Haisoku (instep of foot) and Teisoku (sole of foot) can be used as Gake (hooking action) in addition to their nornal use in kicking waza. Teisoku (sole of foot) can be used more effectively as a control technique in Ne-Waza when having to control an attacker you have thrown.
A complete history of Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu
The succession of headmasters of Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu
An explanation of the Kanji (Japanese Characters) in the name "Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu"
Throws (Nage Waza) studied in Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu
Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu Kata (forms); article: “The Essence of Kata”
Explanation of the Menkyo grading system, used in Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu
Grades of Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu
Grade requirements for Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu