Isshin-Ryu – Lower Body Basics

Isshin-Ryu – Lower Body Basics

This section looks at the Isshin-Ryu lower body basics. These basic techniques cover kicks and knee strikes. They prepare students for kata and more advanced techniques used in Isshin-Ryu Karate.

However, the sequence and kicks utilized can vary by school so please check with your instructor. Some of the common kicks used in the Isshin-Ryu lower body basics include the front snap kick, back kick and thrust kick. There are usually 9 lower body basics taught in Isshin-Ryu Karate.

For kata information, please visit the main Isshin-Ryu Katas section.

Instructional Video for Isshin-Ryu Lower Body Basics

Demonstration Video for Isshin-Ryu Lower Body Basics

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