Category Archives: Kata: Forms
This video demonstrates and explains the moves of the kata Jion. Each move is presented in detail while giving a verbal explanation of the key points while doing the various moves.
The kata Enpi is usually studied at the brown belt level and has a couple of variations depending on the particular Shotokan school. This version shows the SKIF version of the kata with a step-by-step explanation of the different moves.
Kanku-dai is one of the most important Shotokan katas, if not the most important. This video demonstrates and explains each move of the kata step-by-step in detail.
An explanation of the different moves in the kata Bassai-dai with a step-by-step demonstration of the kata.
This video shows the kata Tekki Shodan step by step with a verbal commentary of the moves and head movement as the kata is being performed.
Heian Godan is the final of the basic Heian kata. It has some interesting moves including a wrist trap and twisting motion, in addition to an impressive jump. The kata also introduces a couple of new moves such as mikazuki-geri … Continue reading
Heian Yondan is the fourth in the Heian Kata series and introduces a series of new moves that are not found in the first three kata. Heian Yondan is a very interesting kata with a lot of useful application. This … Continue reading
This video explains the different steps of learning kata, for example: direction, technique, sequence of moves, speed, power, etc.