2. KANKU-DAI: Lightness, quickness and the integration of various rhythms of movement.
3. EMPI: Contraction and expansion of the body, and rapid direction change.
4. JION: Smooth transitions and decisive channelling of power.
5. HANGETSU: Coordination of breath, stance, movement and techniques.
6. JITTE: ‘Body mass’ hip rotation and thrust, and ankle control.
7. GANKAKU: Balance and posture – lines of power via hip alignment and technique trajectory.
© André Bertel. New Zealand, 2010