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#105500 - 08/22/05 11:11 PM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: Chatan1979]
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What Dan Are You 4th?
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#105501 - 08/23/05 05:39 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: WADO]
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you said it Wado. we call them tekki, but the naihanchi/tekki kata are my faves.

i can't stand heian nidan, don't know why, i just have a disliking for it...

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#105502 - 08/23/05 08:22 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: Shotokan_Nut]
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What Dan Are You 4th?



2nd
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#105503 - 08/23/05 06:00 PM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: WADO]
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Favorite as in most fun or best training. Nihanchi isn't that the one that Funakoshi practiced for his first five years. He started your style why not follow his example?




It was 9 years actually!!!

As for me my favourite tends to be the one that I've recently discovered a new application from.
Kanku dai I like, (good fighting kata) Empi and Hangetsu, also.
Unsu is probably the most flashy what with that jump type somersaulty, thing.
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#105504 - 08/24/05 09:44 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: McSensei]
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jump type somersaulty, thing




In all my years of training I've never heard of this technique.....Does it involve Chi?????
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#105505 - 08/24/05 09:59 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: Gavin]
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What's up? Don't you use technical expressions like this where you train?
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#105506 - 08/24/05 10:14 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: McSensei]
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My Dad knows the japanese for "Flying Groin Bite", I can't for the life of me remember it though!
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#105507 - 08/24/05 10:23 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: Gavin]
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You can't remember how to say it or do it?
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#105508 - 08/24/05 10:44 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: McSensei]
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I meant say it....but I can't say its a technique I've ever tried!
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#105509 - 08/24/05 10:58 AM Re: Favourite Shotokan Kata? [Re: ShotokanGuy]
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I love this question so much ...


dislikes: Jion, Jitte, Jiin, Heian Sandan, all of this kind

just so heavy and stompy and ...


favorites: Empi, Kanku Dai, Nijushiho


I love Nijushiho (except for the yoko geri)


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