Tsugi Ashi

Thrusting step or following foot. A method of stepping where by the front foot steps forward, followed by the back foot coming up behind the front foot. The Kenjutsu method of this stepping is by having the back foot step up to the front foot. Then the front foot steps forward. In both versions the rear leg propels the body forward with the trailing leg always remaining in the rear.

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