opponent attacks the upper level from a down block posture.
2. Step back with the left leg while executing an upper level scissors block.
3. Grasp the opponent's right wrist with the left hand and pull him in while attacking his
face with a right back punch.
4. Hold the opponent's elbow with the right hand, pivot counterclockwise on the right leg,
lowering the body and kneeling on the left knee, and pull the opponent's arm to throw him.
Norman Welch (with Curt Wvong) demonstrates
tsubamegaeshi at Shotokan Ohshima Dojo Dec 2, 2007
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