Shotokan Gohon Kumite

Shotokan Gohon Kumite (5 Step Sparring)

This page focuses on basic Shotokan Gohon Kumite (or 5 Step Sparring). Sparring teaches students how to utilize the basic elements of Karate (i.e. kicks, punches and blocks) for self-defense.

In the videos below, you will see a variety of five step (gohon) sparring drills. For additional kumite techniques, please visit the main Shotokan Kumite section.

Shotokan Gohon Kumite

Shotokan Gohon Kumite

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