As the karateka grows older, more emphasis is placed on the health benefits of practicing kata, promoting fitness while keeping the body soft, supple, and agile. Last saturday, after jiyukumite, i decided to do a kata which ive been neglecting for a fair while. Karate female team kata bronze medal serbia vs italy wkf. Unusual hands use of elbow strikes, scissors punch, and 2 finger punch help give chinte its name. These are rare and are not typical of the shortest distance between two points concept of shotokan. Japan shotokais kata syllabus is the same as established in karatedo kyohan added gigo funakoshis staff kata matsukaze no kon. Fska is a nonpolitical shotokan style karate organization founded by shihan kenneth yoshinobu funakoshi, fourth cousin to master gichin funakoshi. The kata are executed as a specified series of approximately 20 to 70 moves, generally with stepping and turning, while attempting to maintain perfect form. The videos are part of the series all kata of karate, japan karate association, produced by the bureau of technique, jka. Shotokan katas japan karate association of ponchatoula. A traditional shotokan karate magazine featuring the most senior and famous shotokan senseis and it is totally nonpolitical shotokan karate magazine the latest issue for the dedicated karateka shotokan. Master ochi 8th dan jka germany teaches the kata chinte at 2011 saka summer karate camp in coral springs florida. Old name shoin and is of chinise origin the bunki used for this kata is close range self defence using very little strength and power.
Shotokan arate video program part1 with takahashi yuko instructor karate jka japan for 97 kyu. The second in a series of three katas the name jitte implies that once a student has mastered this kata they should be able to defend themselves with the hands of ten men. Dai nihon karatedo shotokai is the official representative of shotokan karate. Top quality embroidered shotokan tiger patch specially designed for martial artists and constructed from the finest materials.
Following nakayamas death in 1987, the jka experienced a turbulent period, both at the tokyo headquarters and worldwide. In much the same way as shotokan kata have been modified to start and finish on the same spot, i was expecting nijushiho to have been molded to exactly 24 steps. To view a kata video right click and choose save target as to download the mpeg to your hardrive. Several shotokan groups have introduced other shotokan kata and kata from other styles, into their training, but when the jka japan karate association was formed by nakayama sensei, he put forward these 26 kata not including takyoku shodan or kihon kata, as the training kata for the jka karateka. At shotokan karate jka, we practice japan karate association version of shotokan karate. Kata lists in different styles of karate shotokan shitoryu. Here one will find sources to learn katas and stances of shotokan.
Shotokan karate is a non aggressive self defence martial art. There are perhaps 100 kata across the various forms of karate, each with many minor variations. From this point of view, chinte is critical kata in the syllabus, although it is commonly disliked by many students, and like hangetsu, many of the more advanced karateka gain an appreciation for. Taketo okuda, jka chief instructor in brazil, quit to focus on his own organization, butokukan. Chinte shuhari institute advancing traditional karate. See more ideas about karate kata, shotokan karate and karate. Chinte rare hand chinte has a lot of circular and roundhouse techniques.
This kata is the fact that it teaches about striking to vulnerable points of the body. The goal of the commitee was to create a series of okinawan kata to teach both physical education and very. For more information including a free guide to learning all 5. Shotokan kata by soon pretorius former jka world champion by soon pretorius. Thought to be more appropriate for women, having strikes indicative of. The number of moves in a kata may be referred to in the name of the kata, eg. This kata is primarily to teach beginners some of the fundamental aspects of kata. The three shotokan ryu kata which initially came to mind were jiin, chinte and wankan, i randomly chose to do chinte, and certainly do not regret this decision. A traditional shotokan karate magazine featuring the most senior and famous shotokan senseis and it is totally nonpolitical shotokan karate magazine kata 2xm bassai sho, kanku sho, nijushiho, gankaku, jitte, chinte xm. We can see tetsuhiko asai, the technical director of the jka there at that time. Have a look at all 26 shotokan karate kata, from the most basic kata to the more advanced ones. Originally called fukyugata ichi, this kata was developed by nagamine shoshin, a member of the karatedo special committee assembled in 1940. These patches make great accessories to any uniform hat bag or jacket.
Martial arts patch patch karate vintage patch karate tae kwan tae kwon kenpo sports patch karate belt advertsing sports kenpo karate australia taekwondo belt black belt contact cyprus ebayisapi dll elvis karate embroidered patch fuji gi gloves coktail shakers godzjuryu gracie gracie carlos barra hapkido ito ryu kanji jiu jitsu winner kajukembo. Fully illustrated with photographs of each move, this third volume covers the following six shotokan kata. Ryan hayashi jka karate instructor chinte kata youtube. John mullin is a karateman who has trained consistently since 1961 under top japanese jka shotokan instructors, following the traditional karate path all these years, and i feel people like this deserve some recognition for their relentless pursuit of excellence within the art of shotokan karatedo. Jka japan karate association 21 shotokan karate kata. They were produced by the technical office of japan karate association after the death of nakayama in 1987. Heian shodan heian nidan heian sandan heian yondan heian godan tekki shodan tekki nidan tekki sandan bassai dai bassai sho kanku dai kanku sho jion jitte jiin enpi gankaku meikyo nijushiho unsu wankan chinte sochin gojushiho dai gojushiho sho hangetsu the 15 core katas of the shotokan style by funakoshi gichin history shotokan continue reading. Learning to use the back leg to create power and shift from. Jion temple from a temple named jionji a large scale and simple kata with familiar single technique and single step combinations. Dan advanced grades from 1 to 10 hajime start johakyu the concept of rhythm within the kata. In shotokan, kata is not considered to be a performance or demonstration, but is for an individual karateka to practice full techniques, with every technique a potentially killing blow, while paying particular attention to form and timing. Master ochi 8th dan jka teaches kata chinte youtube.
Chinte, unsu, jiin, jutte, kankusho and gojushiho sho. The kata are shown usually from two angles, there is someone reading the same outline from jka books saying things like. Rare hand or unusual hand is a kata practiced in shotokan. The accompanying text explains each sequence fully and clearly, with a thorough investigation of the kata s bunkai or application. Shotokan shotokan is a style of karate, developed from various martial arts by gichin funakoshi 18681957 and his son gigo yoshitaka funakoshi 19061945 like most karate styles, shotokan is an external style with training that focuses on basics, forms and sparring. Shotokan has 26 katas, each with a different idea and focus. Taiji kase and hiroshi shirai, senior jka instructors in europe quit to form the world karatedo shotokan academy.
The first of three kata in the taikyoku series, taikyoku shodan is the most basic kata taught in the shotokan syllabus. In shotokan, kata is a performance or a demonstration, with every technique potentially a killing blow ikken hisatsuwhile paying particular attention to form and timing rhythm. Jka kyu grading syllabus kawasoe afro eurasia jka wf. Was the kata chinte created by a woman or created with females in mind. The following is a list of all 26 katas, number of moves, meaning and a demonstration video. The name of the kata gives this away as chinte can be translated as rare hand or.
Others see possible self defense applications to the hop backs. Shotokai karate differs much from other shotokan karate branches jka, ski, itkf, ska, etc. Videos, picture and articles, covering all the shotokan karate kata. For me the hops are simply to get you back to the starting position. Kata training requires endless efforts in repeating each kata with an ultimate goal of perfecting the moves, timing, and finishing of each kata. This kata is particularly effective in dealing with stick attacks such as a bo or a jo. The purpose of jkaa is to develop and promote jka shotokan karate in australia. Jul 07, 2018 have a look at all 26 shotokan karate kata, from the most basic kata to the more advanced ones. Shotokan karate magazine kata 2xm bassai sho, kanku. Shotokan karate, kata chinte kanazawa hirokazu youtube. Chinte is an interesting kata and includes several unusual movements and rarely practiced hand techniques. In this video shihan ochi chief instructor of jka europe and germany 9th dan guides a student slowly though the kata chinte. Inside you will find links to historical information, pages on the kata and grading syllabus of the kugb, the association of which chinte is a member and all manner of interesting material. Aug 20, 2008 karate shotokan kata chinte xi memorial giovanni gatti torino, 25 novembre 2007 esecuzione effettuata da tancredi bruno torino, italy.
This site is dedicated to the art of shotokan karate. We have an excellent, informative interview with sensei hitoshi kasuya 7th dan, chief instructor wskf world shotokan karatedo federation. Many have request application bunkai from chinte kata. Volume 1 comprehensive provides a basic introduction to karate training.
The best reference for these kata s is the jka standard kata videos or best karate series 1 through 11 by masatoshi nakayma. Shotokan kata all 26 kata in shotokan karate by sensei. Its mixture of standard movements and rarely seen techniques, vestiges of ancient forms, give this kata a special appeal. The knowledge from this kata, can be applied to the rest of karate. The name of this kata comes from its stance sochin dachi, a strong, rooted stance. This kata has its origin in china and therefore we find many circular movements in it which is more common for chinese martial arts. Full text of karate kata and applications volume 3. Gichin funakoshi and his son gigo changed chinte s primary stance from nekoashi dachi see shitoryu version to longer shotokan stances, changing its embusen. These kata video clips are for educational purposes only and are provided courtesy of the jka. By complete contrast, mike clarkes article will raise a few eyebrows. Its challenge is to master developing and transferring power from tate shuto uke to tate tsuki. The shotokan curriculum from the 8th kyu to the 5th dan of the ahnan tomarite karatedo organization atko summarized here is common to the mokuroku kata or stylistic system of the japan karate association.
Due to its similarity to heian shodan a kata found in the next series many shotokan dojos today do not even bother teaching this kata to. Kihon ippon kumite jodan chudan maegeri left right examiners look for correct pivoting of the hips during renzokuwaza, and clear grasp of the hand techniques. Taikyoku shodan first cause heian shodan peaceful mind, first level heian nidan peaceful mind, second level heian sandan peaceful mind, third level. The purpose of this kata is to teach defense against a stick. Jkaskdicolombia miguel angel vidales president edgar vargas ojeda chief instructor, cr. Within shotokan there are different versions of meikyo practiced.
Shotokan karate magazine shotokan karate magazine issue 77. Jan 29, 2008 jka chinte kata 12 karate japan vs italy. The jka japan karate association shotokan kata chinte, meaning special hand, performed by ryan hayashi in mannheim, germany. Kasuya sensei was a former member of the elite jka kumite and kata teams with fellow instructors yahara and osaka. Here you can find downloadable mpegs of the 26 kata from the shotokan system, the mpegs are courtesy of the jka all kata series of video.
We are an independent dojo and affiliated with world japan karate association wjka. These are rare and not typical of the shortest distance between two points concept of shotokan. Some of the kata also show choreographed bunkai, and others dont have any bunkai. When the jka was formed, nakayama laid down 27 kata as the kata syllabus for this organisation. The tips, and corrections i received, turned out to be priceless. Jan 24, 2017 martial arts academy tiger sun our academy is looking for friends all over the world. The series is an excellent resource for both beginning and advanced students, featuring demonstrations by many of the jka s most eminent instructors.
It is also one of the most advanced of the shotokan katas. The kiai or spirit cry as it is sometimes referred to, occurs only at certain predetermined moments in each kata. It summarizes kihon basic techniques, introduces the five heian kata, and demonstrates several forms of kumite. Im referring to techniques like the finger strikes to the eyes in the kata. Performance of team serbia in the wkf world championships belgrade 2010.
In an article on the shotokan way, kanasawa says he teaches the katas as taught to him by nakayama and it is the jka that changed them not him. The aim of the world jka karate association started in 2000 as alliance is to propagate pure jka shotokan karate steeped in the teachings and traditional methodology of the japan karate association of the 1960s through to the early 1980s, prior to the death of masatoshi nakayama, and as outlined in the best karate series. Chinte is critical kata in the syllabus, although it is commonly disliked by many students, and like hangetsu, many karateka gain an appreciation for the kata. List of katas in traditional japanese shotokan karate. Shotokan karate magazine shotokan karate magazine issue 62. The standards taught are of the highest level in keeping with the technical requirements set by jka hq. The three hops backward at the end of the kata to return to the.
Discussion in karate started by magpie, nov 30, 2009. Doshikai shotokan karate member handbook yokogeri side kick mawashigeri round house kick bunkai the application of the technique, a description of the realworld scenario around which the kata is formed. A kata can be described as a set of specific karate moves arranged into a fight with an imaginary opponent. The peculiar backwards hops at the end were then added by the jka to comply with competition requirements that all kata. This site has as main purpose to clarify and to present what the karate is really about. Virtually all of the katas taught today in the shotokan system have two kiai points. Further exercises to be done individually like kihon and renzoku or in pairs like kumite are described in detail in the. Shotokan karate is comprised of 26 katas, each with their own emphasis on fast and slow or controlled and powerfull movements. We will be happy to meet you, exchange experience and smile together. In accordance with japan karate association, there are 26 known kata. There seems to be many different points of view on the purpose of the 3 hop backs at the end of chinte kata. Shotokan ranks atko ahnan tomarite karatedo organization.132 396 1496 46 41 79 636 1134 447 895 749 968 1566 1306 1248 1333 738 613 459 163 1431 1026 35 384 1047 1571 1287 1014 1496 331 782 659 152 474