The kata on this volume are on the advanced level and could also be selected for examination above the grade of shodan.
In United states, there are constant transformations, signified by the name which means “Cloud Hands.” All parts of the body are used as weapons, with feints and provocations resulting in unique combination techniques and multi-directional kicks.
Sochin is characterized by a certain solemnity and imperturbability. The usage of a very stable stance, muscular power is built up slowly in many movements, instantaneously in others, resulting in a keen sense of timing for continuous attacks.
Nijushiho offers training within the unique back-hand block (haishu uke). It requires integration of varying strengths and speed, and mastery will also be seen in a smooth and unbroken go with the flow of movements.