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The karate player begins by standing at attention, bowing, and then by stepping with his left foot in some particular direction throwing karate techniques. The satisfaction is only his own. Anyone who knows even a single technique could possibly create a kata.

Why are some kata not in Shotokan? Shitei and tokui are usually used to indicate the requirements on examinations for rank certification.

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You can remember the movements from beginning to end; 2. Kitri kata created by a tournament competitor will probably lack the complexity and appeal of the older, jujutsu based movements of the original Okinawan creations. Kata are also very beautiful to watch, and allow the performer to feel as though they are able to preserve and present a thing of elegance coupled with danger. When the same kata is revealed kigei being only three days old, the same techniques suddenly are impractical and silly-looking.

The database that the kata make up is very extensive. Whether or not you are able to finish a kata on the same spot as the one you started on has even become one of kaata factors in determining the value of a performance. Kata training is good exercise. The kata do not seem to be useful in aiding sparring ability.


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Breathing ktiei be continuous without retentions. Kata contain between 20 and 70 techniques, so performing one 15 times or more usually requires quite a bit of time and energy. There are a lot of kata out there. With the release of the Best Karate series of books by M.

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Worrying about finishing where you began is probably the last thing that you should be concerned with. This is something that was never adopted to a great extent in recent Western societies due to the simplicity of alphabets in the West. The kata of this style are like the Shotokan kata Hangetsu.

You have mastered to movements in the kata and probably know lots of interesting trivia about it. Shuri is a smallish city outside of Naha, the capital city of Okinawa located on the Western side of the island.

In a strange turn of irony, the typical karate enthusiast can learn the last 13 kata in the same amount of time that it took him to learn the 5 most basic kata — the Heian.

The kata expose us to techniques and movements that may have never occurred to us, and the training of something new shocks us and helps us overcome training plateaus. Shitei kata are those compulsory kata that must be learned, but are not favored by the expert as of particular interest.

Why do kata start and finish on the same spot? Hangetsu is taken from a kata called Seishan. Do I have to learn kata?

You can see the punching, blocking, and kicking applications of the movements — kjtei most simple of applications and the most unlikely ; 5.


Kata forces us to do something that was not our own creation. The other kata are considered shitei kata by the expert.

The specialty kata that a practitioner chooses from any of the available kata are called tokui kata. The kata prevent us from reinventing the wheel. So, kata developed along several different lines in different locations in Okinawa. In the ancient practice, there used to be pauses between each movement; now movements follow each other rhythmically, without pause, in a fluid and flexible way.

Kata provide an alternative to free sparring for self-defense, and show us how karate can be a useful and practical fighting system. Some kata are performed solidly, others quickly with acrobatics, some are more graceful in nature, and others are performed very slowly with great muscle tension. If this is true, how can the kata be useful? A study of kata can be as shallow or as deep as the artist wishes. The closest relatives of the karate kata are shadow boxing, dancing, and a gymnastics floor routine.

You have a smooth, dynamic kata that is impressive to watch [at this point it is still just a dance].

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You have a smooth, dynamic kata that is impressive to watch [at this point it is still just a dance]; 6. A karate kata is a set number of basic techniques arranged in order. However, the Chinese system of writing is so complex, that to become literate was a huge challenge of learning over 10, characters.