Monthly Archives: May 2016

Renzoku Kihon = Combination Basic Techniques

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Shitoryu Karate Renzoku Kihon = Combination Basic Techniques Do left Chudan Shuto Uke on left Neko Ashi Dachi then kick with your front leg “left Chudan Mae Geri” then land your kicking leg forward on Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, do right Chudan Gyaku Zuki. Then shift your left leg back to Neko Ashi Dachi  and do … Read more

Shitoryu Karate Uke Waza

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Shitoryu Karate Basic Blocking Techniques

Shitoryu Kihon – Chudan Shuto Uke

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Chudan Shuto Uke = Middle Knife Hand Block, proper body, arms, hands and thumb positioning. From the book “Dynamic Shitoryu Karate” by A. Tanzadeh http://dynamicshitoryukarate.com/

Gojushiho (五十四歩) Kata

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Gojushiho (五十四歩 lit. 54 steps “also called Useshi”) is a kata practiced in Shitoryu and represents of Shur-te system of Master Anko Itusu. It consists of many advanced open-handed techniques and attacks. Due to its difficulty, this kata is often reserved for advanced students, usually for those who are 3rd degree black belts and above.