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#173786 - 07/31/05 07:18 PM learned my first kata
jc4199 Offline
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Registered: 07/10/05
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Loc: Pevely, MO U.S.A
Greetings,

My name is Jason I have just started Karate in the last month. I looked into tkd and a few other schools. I knew I did not want to do Karate due to learning kata. The other schools did not feel right so I thought I would just check out the Karate school. When I walked in I saw a black belt doing Kata I do not know witch one it was but man it looked powerful and graceful at the same time. Thought to my self I want to be able to do that.
I joined and just learned my first kata pinan shodan. I loved learning it and now that I know all the steps I try to do it as much as I can.

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#173787 - 07/31/05 07:37 PM Re: learned my first kata [Re: jc4199]
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Welcome to the forums Jason. Glad to see you enjoy kata. Keep on learning.
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#173788 - 07/31/05 08:59 PM Re: learned my first kata [Re: jc4199]
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If you enjoyed learning the steps to the kata, just wait till you learn the applications.
Welcome also.
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#173789 - 08/01/05 11:03 AM Re: learned my first kata [Re: jc4199]
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Congartulations on learning your first kata. Keep on training. Good luck.

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#173790 - 08/01/05 10:03 PM Re: learned my first kata [Re: jc4199]
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Jason...

It's really good to "hear" the enthusiasm in your post. Sounds like you got into the right school. "Bunkai" is a word that I hope that you become familiar w/ within the next few months. For now, keep trying to perfect the "moves".

Karate is a life-long search for perfection. If you look @ it in this way, you'll be able to keep going, even when you feel burned-out.

Keep reading, asking & contributing to this forum. Welcome.

"Never forget the spirit of first beginnings" - Kenwa Mabuni

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