Fundamental movements and steps which are used for repositioning.
Tai-sabaki is a collective term for a number of movements, though it is often more specifically used for the Irimi-tenkan movement. Tai-sabaki movements and step sequences are carried out in an upright posture, and they are usually practised from a standing position. Their goal is to exercise movements that help Tori leave the line of attack, enter or blend with Uke's movement.
The following list comprises the most common movements: