​Is the unique push hands exercise specific to Goju-ryu Karate. It is designed to improve your ability to defend yourself at close quarters and improves your ability to grapple and execute joint locks, chokes, holds and throws with little effort.

Kakie - Explanation by Sensei Higoanna
Kakie - Explanation by Sensei Higoanna
By: Sensei Morio Higaonna There are many types of Kakie, the most common being to push chest to chest in the shape of a mountain. There is also circular Kakie as demonstrated. Once you are confident in the exercise, you can then begin practicing self defence applications from close range as also shown.
Kakie - Demonstration
Kakie - Demonstration
Demonstrated by: Sensei Morio Higaonna The goal is to be able to control your opponent and upset their balance through a combination of strength, body position and technique. Joint locks and throws can be executed with quick and finishing effect.