Gekisai Dai Kata - Step by Step

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

1. On the command HAJIME/ICHI turn at 90° anti-clockwise to the left into left SANCHIN DACHI, moving the right foot behind and block left JODAN UKE.
2. Move forward into right SANCHIN DACHI and punch JODAN OI TSUKI.
3. Move the body 90° clockwise with the right foot back into KIBA DACHI and block left GEDAN BARAI.
4. Turning the body 90° clockwise on the right foot and close with left foot and circle back into a right SANCHIN DACHI and block right JODAN UKE.
5. Move forward into left SANCHIN DACHI and punch JODAN OI TSUKI.
6. Move the body 90° clockwise with the left foot back into KIBA DACHI and block right GEDAN BARAI.
7. Turn your head to the front at 90° anti-clockwise, keep your right foot in position and move 90° anti-clockwiseinto right SANCHIN DACHI and block right UCHI UKE with IBUKI (1).
8. Move forward into left SANCHIN DACHI and block left UCHI UKE with IBUKI (2).
9. Move forward into right   SANCHIN DACHI and block right UCHI UKE with IBUKI (3).
10. Retaining the hand positions, kick left CHUDAN MAE GERI, place the foot into left ZENKUTSU DACHI and strike left JODAN AGE HIJI ATE follow immediately with left URAKEN OROSHI GANMEN UCHI and position for and block left GEDAN BARAI and punch CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
11. Still looking straight ahead, bring the right foot to the left knee, slightly in front as if to sweep someone in front of you, and position the right fist closed adjacent to the left ear. Turn your head 180° clockwise and place the right foot back into KIBA DACHI and strike SHUTO UCHI to the neck keeping the left fist closed in the ready punch position and KIAI.
12. Turn 90° clockwise bringing the left foot to the right into left SANCHIN DACHI and block left UCHI UKE with IBUKI (1).
13. Move forward into right SANCHIN DACHI and block right UCHI UKE with IBUKI (2).
14. Move back into left SANCHIN DACHI and block left UCHI UKE with IBUKI (3).
15. Retaining the hand positions kick right CHUDAN MAE GERI place the foot into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and strike right JODAN AGE HIJI ATE follow immediately with right URAKEN OROSHI GANMEN UCHI and position for and block right GEDAN BARAI and punch GEDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
16. Still looking straight ahead bring the left foot to the right knee, slightly in front as if to sweep someone in front of you, and position the left fist closed adjacent to the right ear. Turn your head 180° anti-clockwise and place the left foot back into KIBA DACHI and strike SHUTO UCHI to the neck keeping the left fist closed in the ready punch position and KIAI.
17. Move forward at 90° anti-clockwise into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and punch left AWASE TSUKI, MOROTE TSUKI: left fist JODAN / right fist CHUDAN URA (1).
18. Move forward into left ZENKUTSU DACHI and punch right AWASE TSUKI, right JODAN, left CHUDAN URA (2)).
19. Move backward into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and punch left AWASE TSUKI, left JODAN / right fist CHUDAN URA (3).
20. Move the right foot back into MUSUBI DACHI and the MOKUSO position is retained.
The Kata is completed on the command NAORE the FUDO DACHI position is taken.
At the command YASUME relax and at ease.

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