The original shotokan kata syllabus is introduced in funakoshis book karate do kyohan, which is the master text of shotokan karate. Ce document est une etude sur les katas heian dans. We hope you can use these ideas in your own training and teaching and please subscribe to this channel for more exciting karate. Nov 06, 2006 the most popular image associated with kata is that of a karate practitioner performing a series of punches and kicks in the air. Kata lists in different styles of karate shotokan shitoryu. Kata is the way of the old karate masters to pass their knowledge about self protection to their students. It is one of the most traditional kata in shotokan. For early kyu exams at many dojo, including the honbu dojo in japan, taikyoku shodan is a required kata though these are not a part of the 25 kata of jka shotokan karate.
November 4, 2017 jion kata, kagawa sensie training. People ignore kata altogether leaving those war dances to us karate nerds. Virtually all of the katas taught today in the shotokan system have two kiai points. The kata are executed as a specified series of approximately 20 to. People change the techniques of kata to make sense of the movements. Pdf an analysis of the basic kata of the shotokan karate. International shotokan karate federation grading syllabus for 1st kyu testing for shodan black belt. Around 1900, karate and these okinawan kata migrated to japan. People stop caring about bunkai satisfied with just having a general overview. Many of you ask me for documents about katas and i understand you indeed, its so convenient to have an educational support to refine the details of a kata or remember a sequence that we would have forgotten. Dai nihon karate do shotokai is the official representative of shotokan karate.
Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan. W6 nise hi nise hi r18 nise hi nise hi s21 jiin jiin highlighted in bold and colour. Also practiced in some shito ryu organizations, emphasis is also placed on kokutsu dachi, the kata is noticeably shorter than its continue reading jion shotokan ryu. In short, many people just dont see the purpose of exploring kata anymore. Nov 22, 2010 this video demonstrates and explains the moves of the kata jion. The 8 jkf kata were chosen because they clearly demonstrate the kihon of the major styles of international karate. The quick up and down movements of this kata are reminiscent of a fling swallow. The kiai or spirit cry as it is sometimes referred to, occurs only at certain predetermined moments in each kata. Jiin, jion, and jitte form a group of kata used in shotokan and other karate styles, beginning with the same characteristic kamae of the left hand covering the right, which apparently has roots in ancient chinese boxing.
Shotokan karate syllabus shotokan traditional karate. Prior to the 1700s, little formalization of kata existed and even the concept of a karate dojo was unknown. Deuxieme kata 26 mouvements environ 40 secondes groupe 1 telechargez heian nidan au format pdf merci a carl lavalle note. Shotokan karate is comprised of 26 katas, each with their own emphasis on fast and slow or controlled and powerfull movements. Kanku dai is the longest shotokan kata since has sixty movements. At the brown belt level, you began studying bassai dai, kanku dai, enpi and jion, having already demonstrated competency in the five heian and three tekki kata. Joachim grupp has been practising karate since 1976.
The fourth volume of this kata series expands and amplifies the broad spectrum of bunkai the analysis and comprehension of a technique or kata the karate style shotokan. This is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata jion. Click on the red link in each segment to view the word document. Jion is a kata that requires power and good conditioning. Jion, or empi your choice of kata in your own time examiners choice of kata for you heian 1 tekki 1. I hope you will find these guides useful as you progress through the grading syllabus and each of the different coloured belts and grades.
Each move is presented in detail with a verbal explanation of the key points while doing the various moves. It has 47 counts and contains some of the most basic movements that shotokan has to offer. List of katas in traditional japanese shotokan karate. At the time when karate kata was being developed in okinawa, kata was the primary means of instruction. This book contains an analysis of the shotokan karate styles kata jion and jiin and their practical applications. Sentei kata kanku dai sentei kata jion sentei kata kata per 2. Practical bunkai for the shotokan kata jion by rakesh patel jion explicit choices every kata has a duality of theme, one for performing the kata as a standalone form, the other for applying the techniques. Jion is the simplest of the sentei kata and is comprised mostly of pieces from heian and tekki kata. Continually practising them allows the whole spectrum of possibilities contained in karate to be revealed. Aug 04, 2019 jion is a kata that requires power and good conditioning. Bali 2000 where he represented hong kong and also completed his popular examination manual under the guidance of master kanazawa which was published a few months earlier. In that book all 5 of the heian pinan kata are examined in detail from the solo performance of each kata, to the two person bunkai sequences.
Doshikai shotokan karate member handbook strong and effective. Shotokan karate is comprised of 26 katas, each with their own emphasis on fast and. Bassaidai, kankudai, jion, or empi your choice of kata in your own time examiners choice of kata for you heian 1 tekki 1 kumite. The kata has many techniques that exercise hip rotation and shifting directions. Kata guides for you to view and download shotokan karate. Premier kata 21 mouvements environ 35 secondes groupe 1 telechargez heian shodan au format pdf merci a annette arpin note. The opening of the kata is very interesting for its philosophical interpretation both hands move in a triangle to the sky with the eye that follows. Being a simple kata, there are no fancy moves to hide behind. Jion mercy is a representative kata in the shotokan system because of the importance of the perfection of the basic stances it contains, notably zenkutsu dachi front stance and kiba dachi horse stance. Kata joachim grupp the kata are the backbone of karate. This is a tomarite kata based on movements brought to okinawa in 1683 by a chinese envoy of the same name. The kata consist of a fascinating multitude of techniques that permit defence in close contact as well as at medium and long.
Regarding the first theme above, jion as a standalone form contains big, bold techniques in the basic core stances. Read download karate kata applications pdf pdf download. The shotokan karate of the jka and of the itkf the attacks with more points are the mae geri frontal kick, the mawashi geri. Translated it means lovegoodness a word used in buddhist teaching. Nevertheless, these kata are considered to be obsolete by most instructors as they are overly simplified. Full text of karate kata and applications volume 3. Japan shotokais kata syllabus is the same as established in karate do kyohan added gigo funakoshis staff kata matsukaze no kon. The metaphorical name, flying swallows, comes from the soft blocking sequences near the end of this kata. He retired from competition after the skif world championships in. 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. Many of the basic katas from okinawa were taught in japan.
Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian yondan, heian godan, tekki shodan, bassaidai, kankudai, empi, jion, hangetsu, bassaisho. To continue with shotokan, at this level youll want to complete your understanding of the core shotokan kata. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian. Bassaidai, empi, jion, hangetsu and kankudai the first of the.
Japan karate association shotokan kanku and jion, shitoryu seienchen and bassai dai. Kata is alway more interesting to practice when you actually know some realistic applications behind the techniques. Shotokan has 26 katas, each with a different idea and focus. One kata is chosen, from 2nd kyu to sandan usually from bassai dai, kanku dai, jion or empi. Ltd an imprint of random century ltd 20 vauxhall bridge road, london sw1v 2sa random century australia ptv ltd 20 alfred street. Here you will find some kata guides listed in the order you will need them for grading purposes. This video demonstrates and explains the moves of the kata jion. The opening of the kata is very interesting for its philosophical interpretation both hands move in a triangle to the sky with the eye that follows the corner of the triangle, with the sensation of seeing the truth through the void. The list grows for examinations above sandan, and full. A choice of kanku dai, enpi, jion, jitte, jiin, gankaku, hangetsu plus one heian kata of the examiners choice. This basic kata is the heian shodan geri is the 1st kata with emphases in the kick.978 899 1353 1298 1291 541 575 1245 308 787 1412 902 1458 62 551 899 1544 112 1559 576 790 539 756 719 363 118 253 718 798 44