Garyu Kata - Step by Step

# Explanation
1. Begin the Kata in FUDO DACHI. Move into MUSUBI DACHI and MOKUSO on the command MOKUSO. On the second command GARYU, open eyes, move into the YOI/HACHIJI DACHI position with IBUKI.

On the command HAJIME/ICHI the left hand makes a SHUTO JODAN MOROTE KAKE UKE (starts from the right hand site of your neck), supported with your right hand in the middle of your fore-arm (this hand is ready for a NUKITE to the opponents face).


2. In the same position kick a right JODAN MAWASHI CHUSOKU GERI.
3. Block a right SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE, supported with your left hand.
4. In the same position kick a left JODAN MAWASHI CHUSOKU GERI.
5. Jump back with your right foot in left ZENKUTSU DACHI while making SHUTO MOROTE GEDAN UKE, a double block with the open hands.
6. Kick a NIDAN TOBI GERI (right foot first), followed by a MOROTE JODAN TSUKI with KIAI.
7. Step forward in right KOKUTSU DACHI and make a right SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE, supported with your left hand (1).
8. Step forward in left KOKUTSU DACHI and make a left SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE, supported with your right hand (2).
9. Step forward in right KOKUTSU DACHI and make a right SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE, supported with your left hand (3).
10. Step forward in left KOKUTSU DACHI and make a left SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE, supported with your right hand (4).
11. Step back in right KOKUTSU DACHI (move left foot back), while blocking a left SHOTEI MOROTE GEDAN UKE (right SHOTEI is on top of the left), immediately block upwards by a left KOKEN MOROTE JODAN UKE (right KOKEN is on top of the left) (1).
12. Step back in left KOKUTSU DACHI, while blocking a right SHOTEI MOROTE GEDAN UKE (left on right), immediately block upwards by a right KOKEN MOROTE JODAN UKE (left on right) (2).
13. Step back in right KOKUTSU DACHI, while blocking a left SHOTEI MOROTE GEDAN UKE (right on left), immediately block upwards by a left KOKEN MOROTE JODAN UKE (right on left) (3).
14. Step back in left KOKUTSU DACHI, while blocking a right SHOTEI MOROTE GEDAN UKE (left on right), immediately block upwards by a right KOKEN MOROTE JODAN UKE (left on right) (4).
15. In the same position kick right HAISOKU JODAN MAWASHI GERI, followed by e left USHIRO JODAN MAWASHI GERI (both connected) and step into left KOKUTSU DACHIand block a left SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE (left hand supported with your right hand).
16. Step forward in right KOKUTSU DACHI and make a left SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE (1).
17. Step forward in left KOKUTSU DACHI and make a right SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE (2).
18. Turn 270° back in right KOKUTSU DACHI and make a right SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE (3).
19. Move the left leg across and turn 180° anti-clockwise into left KOKUTSU DACHI and make a left SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE, supported with your right hand (4).
20. Move sideward into GARYU NO KAMAE (meaning sitting dragon; first jump with the right foot sideward, followed by the left one, behind the right one, ending with the knee on the floor; weight is on the right leg; the stand is called RYU NEN DACHI) and make a left SHUTO JODAN KAKE UKE, supported with your right hand, and make KIAI.
21. Jump high in the air, turn anti-clockwise 270° and land in RYU NEN DACHI (a crossed leg crouching position like KAKE DACHI) and block a right JUJI GEDAN UKE.
22. Stay low and move the right leg 90° to the right into left SOSHIN DACHI and make a right SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
23. Make a right KAKE UKE (slow hook), followed by a left CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
24. Bring your weight on the right leg and move the left leg across and turn 180° into left SOSHIN DACHI and make a left SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
25. Make a left KAKE UKE (slow hook), followed by a right CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
26. Open both hands and bring them both above your head and slowly turn them to the SHIN of the opponents kicking leg (left on top - knee, right below - ankle).
27. Stand up whilst moving forward into right KOKUTSU DACHI and block a right URA SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE (supported with your left hand) (1).
28. Step forward into left KOKUTSU DACHI and block a left URA SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE (supported with your right hand) (2).
29. Step forward into right KOKUTSU DACHI and block a right URA SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE (supported with your left hand) (3).
30. Move the left foot across and turn 180° anti-clockwise into left KOKUTSU DACHI, and block a left URA SHUTO MOROTE JODAN KAKE UKE, followed by left YONHON GYAKU NUKITE with KIAI.

The Kata is completed on the command NAORE by moving the left foot back into MUSUBI DACHI and is retained until the command YASMEE is given, then step into FUDO DACHI.