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Zawan Dachi of Papuren Kata

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Zawan-Dachi 座湾立ち (Wide- Seated Crossed Leg Stance) This stance only appears at the begining of the “Papuren” Kata. It looks like Kosa Dachi so the legs are crossed but wider. Keep your body and hip in Shomen position. Back foot … Continue reading

Technical Seminar in Kosovo

Master Tanzadeh Karate Seminars in Kosovo 2018

Technical SeminarConducted by Sensei TanzadehOpen for all Karate stylesKosovo, Ferizaj – July 21-22, 2018 Hosted by Kastriti Karate Club Sensei Raif Musa Approved by Kosovo Karate Federation

Japanese Terms for Body Parts and Sections

Japanese Terms for Body Parts and Sections – Front View by Kyoshi Tanzadeh

Heian (平安) Kata “Heian Godan”

Heian or “Pin-an” Way of peace (literally, “Great Peace”, sometimes translated as “Calm Mind”, “Peaceful Mind”). The Heian kata series was introduced into the Okinawan School District karate program as gym training from 1905 to 1907 by Master Ankoh Itosu. … Continue reading

Shitoryu Karate Uke Waza

Shitoryu Karate Basic Blocking Techniques

Shinsei (新生) Kata

Shinsei (新生, New life, New Birth) is a kata created by Master Kenwa Mabuni. Shinsei is a summary of the Kata Gekisai Dai Ichi and Dai Ni. Shinsei kata shows a special kind of calmness and elegance and the techniques … Continue reading

Matsumura ha Bassai (松村拔塞) Kata

Matsumura Bassai (松村拔塞) Kata «To breach a Fortress», version of Master Sokon Matsumura. This kata belongs to Shuri-te system, created by master Matsumura. Forcefulness, strong spirit and overflowing power are manifested in this Kata. It is as though one was … Continue reading

Ishimine no Bassai (石嶺の拔塞) Kata

Ishimine no Bassai (石嶺の拔塞) Kata «To breach a Fortress», version of Master Ishimine Peichin. This kata belongs to Shuri-te system, modified and created by master Peichin Ishimine. It is as though one was capturing an enemy castle . Forcefulness, strong … Continue reading

Oyadomari no Bassai (親泊の拔塞) Kata

Oyadomari no Bassai (親泊の拔塞) Kata «To breach a Fortress», version of Master Oyadomari Kokan. Although this kata belongs to Shuri-te system but modified and created by master Oyadomari Kokan of Tomari region and Tomari-te system. It is as though one … Continue reading

Kosa Dachi – 交差立

Kosa-dachi (Crossing stance) From Moto-dachi, bring the back leg forward so that the back knee is tucked in to the back of the front knee, with only the toes and ball of the back foot on the floor. The back … Continue reading