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The Chigiriki of Kiraku Ryu 氣楽流

As with Araki Ryu, the same Kiraku Ryu group (that uses the Type 2 Kusarigama) also uses the Chigiriki.  I have included this to point out how these Type 2 of Kusarigama are indeed flails - the use of the weapons is mirrored.

The Chigiriki used by this school has a much sorter chain than the Araki Ryu weapon and is closer to the European peasant flail.  Because of this, the wielder does not have to constantly handle the chain.

Kamae.  


Missing, hitting the ground.  


Sword entanglement.


Kuzushi in entanglement.  


Sword disarm.


Dodge strike, attack with butt.


Sweeping low.      


Foot entanglement.


Takedown.


Sword entanglement.


Sword disarm.


Neck entanglement.


Takedown from neck entanglement.




The demonstration from which these stills are taken:


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