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Kitei – Kevin Little – 2016 Fremont Shotokan Karate Black Belt Tournament

Anyone who knows even a single technique could possibly create a kata. It is doubtful that a reputable Shotokan instructor will value your opinions about how best to learn to fight over his own opinions if you are a novice to karate. Shuri is a smallish city outside of Naha, the capital city of Okinawa located on the Western side of the island.

Originally all of the kata were practiced in Okinawa, traded, and exchanged with neighbors and friends. There are many kitel involved. Kata is a Japanese term meaning mold, model, style, shape, form, or kaya. Home Karate Traditional Ce este karate?

kitri The kata also force the karate practitioner to practice techniques that may be outside of his regularly training regimen. Where do the kata come from? In my experience, when a kata is thought to be thousands of years old, some less than practical techniques appear mysterious and hard to comprehend. Also, since you must achieve a certain rank before you are allowed to learn to free spar, not learning kata would mean that you will never be allowed to participate in the more difficult sparring exercises because you will not be promoted to the higher ranks.


Eventually, when Karate-do Kyohan by Funakoshi was published, there were only 15 official kata listed as necessary for advancement. When you are alone, and you ,ata to practice karate, it is pretty simple to choose one of the kata you ktiei and simply repeat it 20 or 30 times to get in a good workout.

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The kata do not seem to be useful in aiding sparring ability. Why are some kata not in Shotokan? Why akta kata start and finish on the same spot?

Nakayama, the Shotokan world became entranced with the idea that kata must start and finish in the same spot. Shitei kata are those compulsory kata that must be learned, but are not favored by the expert as of particular interest.

Ancient kata are good; new kata are bad. When we do something that we create, it is not as useful for us.

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If we perform only actions that are comfortable for us, we learn nothing. Worrying about finishing where you began is probably the last thing that you should be concerned with. Because kata were developed before the advent of the automobile in Okinawa, most people were limited to their geographic location, and were unable to learn the kata practiced in another city.


Asian cultures have thousands-of-years-old traditions of arranging information into explanatory folk dances. Jiin, for example, ends 3 feet to the left of where you started. Hangetsu is taken from a kata called Seishan. There are several stages of fluency possible in a kata: How many of us would have thought of the jump in Unsu or the techniques in Jion without having to learn a kata?

Most people who compete in karate competitions point out that kata are little more than performance art, and that the techniques enclosed within are, for the most part, not effective in competitive situations. They are all interlocking and explain each other. The kata have been handed down from teacher to student — some for more than years.

Kata serve as an alternative path of study from modern competition sparring. Kata are preprogrammed exercises specifically geared for individual or group practice.

He lists as many as 30 different kata, some of which we no longer do today. While trying to finish on the same spot can provide some feedback as to how well you follow the performance line of a particular kata, it is not definitive.