Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Empi

Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Empi

This page provides details for the Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Empi. This kata is taught to Go-Kan-Ryu brown belt one black tip (2nd Kyu) students. For information on the kata used by other Karate styles (i.e. Shotokan), please visit the main Katas & Forms section.

In this kata, the following elements are utilized:

  • Kihon: Chudan Tzuki, Gedan Barai
  • Contains two kiai’s, one spinning jump
  • Stances: Zenkustu Datchi, Kokutsu Dachi, Kiba Dachi
  • Focus is on speed but without losing power

Demonstration of Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Empi

Reference Sources

1.Information courtesy of Llewena
2.GKR Karate, GKR Grading Kata, http://www.gkrkarate.com/index26.php?x=ABOUT-GKR~ABOUT-GKR%7CGKR-Karate-Club-Info%5EGKR-Grading-Kata%60A, Added – 06/19/15

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