Japan Team Kata World Karate Championships

Japan Team Kata World Karate Championships

Japan Team WKF 2016 A kata is a collection of techniques presented together in harmony with each move. The techniques you would see in a kata are kicks, punches, blocks, throws, stances, and a controlled speed synchronization. Karate Final. Male Team Kata Japan performing Kata Anan at the  2016 World Karate Championships.  The World Karate Federation More...

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This is Seiza o Sasen Sazen dachi
By PeterSoto On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Seiza

Seiza It is a Japanese word that literally translated means “properly sitting”, and it is not exclusive of karate but all the Japanese culture preaches it as well as all its martial arts. Sitting in More...

By PeterSoto On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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How to do Sanchin Dachi in Karate

Sanchin Dachi Also called closed position and position of the triangle, because the feet, legs, and arms form, respectively, as many triangles. It is the basic position of the School “Goju Ryu” and More...

This is Shiko Dachi
By PeterSoto On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Shiko Dachi in Traditional Karate

Shiko Dachi Shiko Dachi It is a position similar to “Kiba Dachi” visually speaking, differing from it only in that the feet are open, pointing outwards at an angle of 45 °. It is known in the West as More...

Shuto Uke – Knife Hand Block
By PeterSoto On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Shuto Uke – Knife Hand Block

Shuto Uke This is a Knife Hand block which can also be a strike, it has many applications. This block can be seen on Katas and on many self-defense techniques, in consecutive techniques is commonly followed by More...

By PeterSoto On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Tate Suki – Vertical Punch in Traditional Karate

Tate Suki A Tate Suki is a vertical punch in Traditional Karate. It has the same principal as the horizontal punch and the point of contact are the two upper knuckles. It can be applied differently to other martial More...

Age Uke - High Block in Karate
By PeterSoto On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Age Uke – High Block in Karate

Age Uke This is one of the most important blocks in all martial arts, in traditional karate it has a few differences. You will find this block on most Katas and techniques, in traditional karate the opposite hand More...

Kata Chatanyara Kushanku
By PeterSoto On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Ilja Smorguner Germany Kata Chatanyara Kushanku

Kata Chatanyara Kushanku Ilja Smorguner of Germany performing kata Chatanyara Kushanku. Bronze Medal. 2016 World Karate Championships. Now, here you will see the same Kata but by the International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu More...

Kata Unsu
By PeterSoto On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Ahmed Shawky Egypt Kata Unsu

Kata Unsu Ahmed Shawky of Egypt performing Kata Unsu. Bronze Medal. 2016 World Karate Championships. Unsu (雲手), literally “cloud hands”, is the most advanced kata found in the Shotokan, Shito-Ryu More...

Kata Anan Dai
By PeterSoto On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Antonio Diaz Venezuela Kata Anan Dai

Kata Anan Dai Annan (or Anan or Ahnan (安南)) is a karate kata, which is a traditional method of recording a sequence of movements for offense and defense. The origin and the creator of this kata are unknown, More...