“Understanding comes to those who have realised their true selves.” - Anonymous

Kata is about personal development and stopping an opponent dead with the minimum of effort but the maximum of effect. Each Kata contains a set of lessons which may not always be obvious, but are nevertheless invaluable.

 

Kata is the least understood aspect of Karate. When you look into the original concepts that underlie the various Kata you will find some of the most effective and devastating unarmed combat techniques in the martial arts.

 

The kata of Shukokai Karate are listed below:

 

  1. Kihon Kata
  2. Taikyoku Shodan
  3. Taikyoku Nidan
  4. Pinan Shodan
  5. Pinan Nidan
  6. Pinan Sandan
  7. Pinan Yondan
  8. Pinan Godan
  9. Jitte
  10. Jion
  11. Jiin
  12. Matsukaze
  13. Wanshu
  14. Rohai
  15. Bassai Dai
  16. Bassai Sho
  17. Tomari No Bassai
  18. Matsumura Bassai
  19. Kosokun Dai
  20. Kosokun Sho
  21. Shio Kosokun
  22. Chinto
  23. Chinte
  24. Seienchin
  25. Sochin
  26. Niseishi
  27. Gojushio
  28. Unshu
  29. Seisan
  30. Naifanchin Shodan
  31. Naifanchin Nidan
  32. Naifanchin Sandan
  33. Seiryu
  34. Jurokono
  35. Nipaipo
  36. Sanchin
  37. Tensho
  38. Seipai
  39. Seriu
  40. Saifa
  41. Shisochin
  42. Kururunfa
  43. Suparimpei
  44. Hakucho
  45. Pachu
  46. Heiku
  47. Paiku
  48. Annan
  49. Annanko
  50. Papuren
  51. Chatanyara Kushanku

Inspirational Quotes

“Over every possessor of knowledge is one who is more knowing.” - Anonymous