This family of techniques comprises strikes – punches, kicks, cuts etc using hands and feet. Similar to the soft techniques the strength of an attacker is avoided by dodges and deflections.

Aim: Targeting vital points on your opponent’s body means that goho techniques work on any body type – even if you are smaller than your partner.

Speed: The ideal is to hit your opponent before they know to defend themselves.

Angle: All vital points have an ideal angle to attack from.  All of our punches and kicks are practiced with this in mind.

Distance: If you’re too far away, you won’t hit your target.  If you’re too close, you won’t build up enough power.

Kyojitsu: Attack your partner’s “emptiness” with your “fullness”.