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#177213 - 08/10/05 09:02 PM Sanchin kata
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My style does not have this kata because Wado kai doesn't have any Naha te katas. I still find it very interesting and think it looks benificial to learn. There is a lady in our class who is a shodan in goju ryu and I asked her if she could show it to me, she said she would be happy to teach it to me so thats awsome! but I don't know what level it is normally taught at, I'm a green belt but I think I could take on this kata since I have someone teaching me as aposed to a book or video. Thoughts? comments?
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#177214 - 08/10/05 11:01 PM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: Crash]
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Sure, she could teach you the kata. That's great! It's taught at different levels,but I think it's considered a beginner kata in most schools.
Tensho is considered a beginner kata as well,but I wasn't shown until shodan.
Whatever level kata,whatever rank you are,if you beleive it will add to your art do it.
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#177215 - 08/10/05 11:42 PM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: Crash]
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The Sanchin kata differes from style to style,None the less,I believe the Sanchin kata to be the most difficult kata to master.

Btw It's alway's a good idead to practice the Sanchin kata after you've completed all of your excercises in the dojo/dojang.




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#177216 - 08/10/05 11:45 PM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: Isshinryukid4life]
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Quote:

Btw It's alway's a good idead to practice the Sanchin kata after you've completed all of your excercises in the dojo/dojang.






Yes! Because if you do it right,you won't have the energy to do much else.
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#177217 - 08/11/05 12:15 AM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: Crash]
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I really think thats great I wish I knew some one to teach me Sanchin. I could learn it from a video but as you said Crash its better to learn from someone.

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#177218 - 08/11/05 09:07 AM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: Crash]
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You could also try picking up the Uechi-ryu version of sanchin. I do both Goju and Uechi. You can find some helpful videos at http://www.uechi-ryu.com.

Jeremy

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#177219 - 08/11/05 09:50 AM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: Crash]
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Sanchin Kata is a basic kata, at your level Green belt is a good start, you know the basic stances, blocks and strikes.

Though its a basci kata it is a life time presuit, it is the begining of Iron body, developing chi concept, and placing it where you want it. Enough for now, it is a good basic kata to build strength and overall health. Its believed.

I teach it to the elderly and depress young to relieve stress, through breathing, Isometric and meditation.


Edited by Neko456 (08/11/05 10:03 AM)
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#177220 - 08/11/05 10:44 AM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: Neko456]
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I agree sanchin cannot be viewed as a 'complex' kata, however it is a very ESSENTIAL practise as has been stated.

It is considered an extremly fundamental form in many many arts.
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#177221 - 08/11/05 11:11 AM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: shoshinkan]
SANCHIN31 Offline
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Any of you guys practice sanchin while someone beats on you?

How is the uechi-ryu version diffferent? I know two versions,Myagi sanchin and Higaonna sanchin.
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#177222 - 08/11/05 12:04 PM Re: Sanchin kata [Re: SANCHIN31]
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it is performed faster and with open hand techniques i believe.

I practise the Miyagi version I beleive (goju ryu style).

We dont currently beat each other although I am encouraging this practise along with slightly more dynamic breating. which is how I used to train the form.
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