Kata

Kata is the foundation of Shorin-Ryu Karate and holds many keys to true karate practice. Kata are pre-arranged forms containing offensive and defensive movements while emphasizing body mechanics, angular movement and bunkai, which exists on many levels.


Shorin-Ryu Butokukan Karate Kata

Kihon no kata

Kihon Ippon
Kihon Nihon
Kihon Sanbon
Kihon Yondan
Kihon Godan

Fukyugata ichi
Fukyugata ni
Fukyugata san

Main Curriculum

Naihanchi Shodan
Naihanchi Nidan
Naihanchi Sandan

Pinan Shodan
Pinan Nidan
Pinan Sandan
Pinan Yondan
Pinan Godan

Passai Sho
Passai Dai

Kusanku Sho
Kusanku Dai

Chinto

Gojushiho