Go-Kan-Ryu – Katas

List of Go-Kan-Ryu (GKR) Karate Katas

This page will help you to learn the basic katas for Go-Kan-Ryu (GKR) Karate so you can get ready for your next belt test. However, if you have any questions about a particular kata movement, please check with your instructor.

For the katas of other Karate styles (i.e. Shotokan katas), please visit the main Katas & Forms section.

Main Go-Kan-Ryu (GKR) Katas

Reasons for Kata

Many Karate schools use kata in order to help students practice certain moves (i.e. kicking techniquesself-defense techniques and various strikes). In addition, kata is used to improve a student’s physical conditioning, muscle memory, focus/concentration, balance, etc.

Reference Sources

  1. 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 – 03/19/14

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