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Niseishi (二十四) Kata

Niseishi (二十四) (Twenty four steps) is an advanced kata practiced in Shitoryu karate.

It originates from the Aragaki group “Tomari-te and is shown through the similarity to Unshu and Sochin kata of Master Seisho Aragaki of Tomrai region.

One of the characteristics of this kata is alternating fast and slow movements teaches the practitioner to develop his ability to shift from relaxation to tension, which requires great control of the body and its muscles.