Asai Kata – Dai Ichi Ken
This page provides details for the Asai Kata known as Dai Ichi Ken. This is an introductory kata for beginners.
This Karate kata was created by Tetsuhiko Asai, the founder of the International Japan Martial Arts Karate Asai-ryu (IJKA), and Japan Karate Shoto-Renmei (JKS). Dai Ichi Ken is used by a limited number of Shotokan Karate organizations such as the IJKA.
Demonstration Video for Asai Kata – Dai Ichi Ken