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[Video of this waza fast and slow, from the side, and ideally, overhead]

Defense against a pursuit punch

  • 7-3 outside, with simultaneous (Kūsankū) same-side nagashi uke and shooting your opposite side arm up and forward (like a spearhand strike) up under the opponent’s chin, to force them up and back.
  • Tenkan behind the opponent, and apply a rear naked strangle.
  • For best results, step back into a back stance, so you do not support the opponent. This effectively hangs the opponent; your arm is a noose, and stepping back kicks the chair out from under them.