Some notes on Kankû Shô (観空小)

I provide the names of techniques as well as their numbers according to the book of Nakayama Masatoshi "Best Karate. Vol. 9. Bassai Shô, Kankû Shô, Chinte". Kodansha International, 1987. If some other names are used, then the source is provided.

4b. migi maeude hineri - hips are in shomen. The application for this technique is the release from a wrist grip. Thus, don't use your arm only to break the grip, use your hips too.

5b. hidari maeude hineri - see notes for 4b.

7. migi shô tsukamu uke, hidari shô migi tekubi o tsukami - hips are in shomen.

9. migi uraken jôdan tate mawashi uchi, hidari ken hidari koshi - don't jump high, but move horizontally.

12. migi ken migi yoko chûdan uchi uke, hidari ken zenpô gedan barai - make correct uchi uke, stop it opposite to your right shoulder, don't pull it further.

15. see notes to 7.

17. see notes to 9.

21. see notes to 12.

34. see notes to 7.

41. fuse no shisei - don't look down, look forward.