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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 press down on the opponent’s shoulders to make them lean back farther, into a kokyūhō.
    • For best results, press down with uneven alternating pressure. This exploits the opponent's attempts to regain their balance by establishing resonance.