Doshikai shotokan karate member handbook strong and effective. Ce document est une etude sur les katas heian dans. Shotokan has 26 katas, each with a different idea and focus. Dai nihon karate do shotokai is the official representative of shotokan karate. 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. 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.
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. People ignore kata altogether leaving those war dances to us karate nerds. The most popular image associated with kata is that of a karate practitioner performing a series of punches and kicks in the air. Pdf an analysis of the basic kata of the shotokan karate. This basic kata is the heian shodan geri is the 1st kata with emphases in the kick.
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. This is a summary of some of the practical and effective applications within the kata jion. Jiin shotokan ryu jiin inverted mercy is important for the execution of many simultaneous techniques and the oftenrepeated stances, enabling swift changes of direction while maintaining balance, power and steps of equal length. The 8 jkf kata were chosen because they clearly demonstrate the kihon of the major styles of international karate. A choice of kanku dai, enpi, jion, jitte, jiin, gankaku, hangetsu plus one heian kata of the examiners choice. In short, many people just dont see the purpose of exploring kata anymore. Kata is the way of the old karate masters to pass their knowledge about self protection to their students. Jion, or empi your choice of kata in your own time examiners choice of kata for you heian 1 tekki 1. 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. The kata consist of a fascinating multitude of techniques that permit defence in close contact as well as at medium and long. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian yondan, heian godan, tekki shodan, bassaidai, kankudai, empi, jion, hangetsu, bassaisho. Each move is presented in detail with a verbal explanation of the key points while doing the various moves. November 4, 2017 jion kata, kagawa sensie training.
Regarding the first theme above, jion as a standalone form contains big, bold techniques in the basic core stances. It has 47 counts and contains some of the most basic movements that shotokan has to offer. The list grows for examinations above sandan, and full. 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. Bassaidai, empi, jion, hangetsu and kankudai the first of the. The kata are executed as a specified series of approximately 20 to.
Joachim grupp has been practising karate since 1976. He retired from competition after the skif world championships in. If you are serious about training karate, doshikai is the dojo for you. I hope you will find these guides useful as you progress through the grading syllabus and each of the different coloured belts and grades.
This video demonstrates and explains the moves of the kata jion. W6 nise hi nise hi r18 nise hi nise hi s21 jiin jiin highlighted in bold and colour. Nevertheless, these kata are considered to be obsolete by most instructors as they are overly simplified. 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. The shotokan karate of the jka and of the itkf the attacks with more points are the mae geri frontal kick, the mawashi geri. Shotokan karate is comprised of 26 katas, each with their own emphasis on fast and slow or controlled and powerfull movements. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan, heian. Kata lists in different styles of karate shotokan shitoryu. 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. This book contains an analysis of the shotokan karate styles kata jion and jiin and their practical applications.
The quick up and down movements of this kata are reminiscent of a fling swallow. Prior to the 1700s, little formalization of kata existed and even the concept of a karate dojo was unknown. Kata guides for you to view and download shotokan karate. Here you will find some kata guides listed in the order you will need them for grading purposes. One kata is chosen, from 2nd kyu to sandan usually from bassai dai, kanku dai, jion or empi. Jion is a kata that requires power and good conditioning. Premier kata 21 mouvements environ 35 secondes groupe 1 telechargez heian shodan au format pdf merci a annette arpin note. The 3 block techniques teach how to lock and tighten the side of your rib cage and chest. Click on the red link in each segment to view the word document.
From the basic bodyshifting to the advanced bodyshifting, students of any levels will be able to learn this system step by step. People stop caring about bunkai satisfied with just having a general overview. 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. This is a tomarite kata based on movements brought to okinawa in 1683 by a chinese envoy of the same name. Kata is alway more interesting to practice when you actually know some realistic applications behind the techniques. At the time when karate kata was being developed in okinawa, kata was the primary means of instruction. Sentei kata kanku dai sentei kata jion sentei kata kata per 2. The metaphorical name, flying swallows, comes from the soft blocking sequences near the end of this kata. Aug 04, 2019 jion is a kata that requires power and good conditioning. Nov 22, 2010 this video demonstrates and explains the moves of the kata jion. Japan karate association shotokan kanku and jion, shitoryu seienchen and bassai dai. The original shotokan kata syllabus is introduced in funakoshis book karate do kyohan, which is the master text of shotokan karate. It is one of the most traditional kata in shotokan.
In the jkf, 8 kata are considered while in wuko karate there are 17. 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. Kanku dai is the longest shotokan kata since has sixty movements. We hope you can use these ideas in your own training and teaching and please subscribe to this channel for more exciting karate. Japan shotokais kata syllabus is the same as established in karate do kyohan added gigo funakoshis staff kata matsukaze no kon. The kata has many techniques that exercise hip rotation and shifting directions. Read download karate kata applications pdf pdf download. Jion is the simplest of the sentei kata and is comprised mostly of pieces from heian and tekki kata. List of katas in traditional japanese shotokan karate.
Ltd an imprint of random century ltd 20 vauxhall bridge road, london sw1v 2sa random century australia ptv ltd 20 alfred street. 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. People change the techniques of kata to make sense of the movements. Virtually all of the katas taught today in the shotokan system have two kiai points. 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. Translated it means lovegoodness a word used in buddhist teaching. Full text of karate kata and applications volume 3. The kiai or spirit cry as it is sometimes referred to, occurs only at certain predetermined moments in each kata. Bassaidai, kankudai, jion, or empi your choice of kata in your own time examiners choice of kata for you heian 1 tekki 1 kumite. Being a simple kata, there are no fancy moves to hide behind. To continue with shotokan, at this level youll want to complete your understanding of the core shotokan kata. International shotokan karate federation grading syllabus for 1st kyu testing for shodan black belt. Kata kion, heian shodan, heian nidan, heian sandan.
Kata is often described as a set sequence of karate moves organized into a prearranged fight against imaginary opponents. Continually practising them allows the whole spectrum of possibilities contained in karate to be revealed. Around 1900, karate and these okinawan kata migrated to japan. Many of the basic katas from okinawa were taught in japan. Kata joachim grupp the kata are the backbone of karate.76 1241 490 289 601 518 189 1598 1641 1274 183 630 596 223 13 521 1310 1538 149 1152 164 325 202 258 1011 1051 1593 1478 133 729 848 245 454 188 722 756 1324 448