Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Taigyoku Shodan

Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Taigyoku Shodan (First Kata)

This page provides details for the Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Taigyoku Shodan. This is first kata taught to Go-Kan-Ryu students. For information on the kata used by other Karate styles (i.e. Shotokan), please visit the main Kata & Forms section.

In this kata, the following elements are utilized:

  • Kihon: Chudan Tzuki, Gedan Barai.
  • Follows basic “I” or side “H” pattern, contains two kiai’s.
  • Stances: Zenkustu Datchi.

Demonstration Video of Go-Kan-Ryu Kata – Taigyoku Shodan

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 – 06/01/15