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Karate Kata

Itosu no Rohai(鷺牌) Kata

Itosu no Rohai(鷺牌) Kata Rohai (鷺牌) kata originated from the Tomari-te school of Okinawan martial arts. Master Itosu later took this kata and developed three kata from it: Rohai shodan, Rohai nidan, and Rohai sandan. Itosu Rohai Shodan has different … Continue reading

Shitoryu Papuren

Shitoryu Karate Kata, Papuren Papuren (八 步 連) Kata Papuren (八 步 連) (also pronounce Happoren or Paipuren means “Eight steps at the same time”) is a kata of karate which was introduced by a White Crane Kung fu expert … Continue reading

Kosokun (公相君) ‘Sho’ Kata

Kosokun (公相君) also called Kushanku, is a kata from Shuri-te system. There are different versions of this kata which practices in Shitoryu Karate: Kosokun –Sho, Kosokun-Dai, Shiho-Kosokun and a version of Master Yara from village of Chatan (Called Chatan Yara Kushanku). The … Continue reading

Ji’in (慈陰) Kata

Ji’in 慈陰 (“Temple Grounds “), also translated as  ” Inverted Mercy.” Having many similarities to Jion, Jiin is most likely another kata inspired by the teachings of a Buddhist temple in China. Jiin is sometimes grouped with Jion and Jitte, since all three use similar techniques, and all … Continue reading