Shito-Ryu Kata – Kihon Kata Ichi

Shito-Ryu Kata – Kihon Kata Ichi

This page will help you to learn Shito-Ryu Karate Kata – Kihon Kata Ichi. Written step-by-step instructions for this kata are located at the bottom of the page. If you have a question regarding a particular movement, please check with your instructor as katas can vary between different Shito-Ryu schools and organizations. For additional Shito-Ryu Karate katas, please visit the main Shito-Ryu Karate Katas page.

These kihon katas are in accordance with the USANKF (USA National Karate-do Federation) which is in turn heavily influenced by Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu.

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Written Kata Instructions for Shito-Ryu Kata – Kihon Kata Ichi

  • Musubi Dachi (ready stance)
  • Heiko Dachi (parallel stance)
  • Turning 90 degrees left, left foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with right foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Turning 180 degrees right, right foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with left foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Turning 90 degrees left, left foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with right foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Stepping forward with left foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Stepping forward with right foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki, KIAI
  • Turning 270 degrees left, left foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with right foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Turning 180 degrees right, right foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with left foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Turning 90 degrees left, left foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with right foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Stepping forward with left foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Stepping forward with right foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki, KIAI
  • Turning 270 degrees left, left foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with right foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Turning 180 degrees right, right foot forward zenkutsu dachi (front stance), gedan barai (low/downward block)
  • Stepping forward with left foot, zenkutsu dachi (front stance), oizuki (lunge punch)
  • Stepping backward with left foot, turning 90 degrees left, heiko dachi (parallel stance)
  • Musubi dachi (ready stance)
  • Rei (bow)

References

  1. Kata instructions provided courtesy of Cacabelos, http://cacabelos.us/WSKOkatas.html, Copyright © Cacabelos 2003 All Rights Reserved. No part of this information may be reproduced without Cacabelos ‘s express consent.
  2. English translation for some of the Karate terminology provided by Black Belt Wiki

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