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I believe the name can often provide insight into the intention of the form, or describe the proper movement. The clearest example is Ude Ori, or arm break. Not surprisingly, the forms discuss various methods of breaking the arm. But some names can be quite esoteric. Then why is it called five methods?
And it seems it might have a connection. This thought, however, was just connected to this particular kata, and faded a bit from memory. Given the Answer Years later I would attend a private seminar on Togakure Bikenjutsu, where the subject of Happo was discussed. And there are indeed eight movements that are studied. And once you see it, it becomes impossible to not see it. Creating a Wedge Top down view of Ichimonji no Kamae. This would make sense, as it is an effective shape for deflecting linear attacks.
Creating a Shield Shape of the standard Jodan Uke high level receive If we look at a Jodan Uke from the front, we see this shape again with the blocking arm. Creating Footwork Illustration of movement when performing a block per Gyokko Ryu. Often we describe falling back and sometimes moving forward 45 degrees offline as a method of receiving. The double meaning of numbers in Kata The inherently vague nature of Japanese, and our art itself, can lead us to miss these important bits. You might gain a deeper insight for your training.
What are these techniques and how can they help us to create a firm foundation for our taijutsu? Most of us know the kihon happo as a collection of eight techniques. Hatsumi has stated however, that these eight techniques are really just the beginning. From each of these eight spring eight more, and then eight more from each of these and so on into infinity. Herein lies the limitlessness of Bujinkan taijutsu. Hatsumi sensei has often said that by turning the number?
Dialeto do Kihon Happō