Kakegoe and Kiai

Difference between Kakegoe and Kiai
Kakegoe is the voice yelling without a kimewaza. There are a lot of ways to use Kakegoe i.e. to threaten the opponent or to cheer up your spirit.

There are many different types of Kakegoe.

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1. To cheer up your own spirit

2. To get lost the spirit of your opponent

3. To threaten the opponent

4. To break your opponent’s spirit / demoralizing


5. To lure your opponent

6. To synchronize with your opponent

There are a lot more situation to yell a Kakegoe, and it must vary in loudness, length and tone pitch in different purposes. You must also use it freely at any situation.

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