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#313693 - 01/09/07 09:12 PM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Taison]
Ed_Morris Offline
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principles from Seisan and Sepai.

#313694 - 01/10/07 03:37 AM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Ed_Morris]
mark Offline
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Registered: 03/04/03
Posts: 1284
Loc: uk
karate:- Goyushiho dai. Nijushiho {apart from the left leg side kick }
Aikido:- the Hiranoo kata
Jo:- San Ju Ichi No kata.
Kung fu:- Chi sao { can i call that kata?}


#313695 - 01/10/07 07:17 AM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: mark]
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Registered: 03/13/06
Posts: 921
Loc: Manchester United Kingdom
Ashihara Karate - Kihon No Kata Sono San, and Jissen No katas

Wado Ryu - Naifanchi (Tekki Shodan), Kuchanku(Kanku Dai) and Bassai (Dai) as my Poll pointed out those 3 and I have adopted them as my favourites

Tang Soo Do - Chil Sung Katas 1-3 (although can't remember then as no longer Practice them - Silly boy)
A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.


#313696 - 01/10/07 11:56 AM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Taison]
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Registered: 06/07/04
Posts: 1228
Loc: beaver falls, PA, beaver
Tekki Shodan and Nidan. The more I practice them the more I learn that's why I love them so much.

#313697 - 01/10/07 01:57 PM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: bo-ken]
Taison Offline
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Just wanted to add 1 more; Gekisai Sho.

so my favorites are; Gekisai Dai, Gekisai Sho and Yantsu.


-Taison out
I got two fists.. Don't make me use my head as well!

#313698 - 02/11/07 07:22 AM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Taison]
Milos Offline

Registered: 01/13/07
Posts: 5
Loc: Serbia
My favourite kata is Passai (old Tomari no Passai version). I very like this kata because of bunkai. Bunkai of Passai kata is very effective in real confrotation. In bunkai we have all basic defensive movements for self defence.
Shorin ryu karate & Matayoshi kobudo

#313699 - 02/12/07 06:23 PM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Milos]
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Registered: 05/20/05
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1. Ananku
2. Heian Godan
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#313700 - 02/12/07 07:08 PM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Taison]
nahate Offline

Registered: 04/20/06
Posts: 54
Loc: No VA suburbs of Wash DC
It's hard to choose a favorite since I visit them all on a nearly daily basis but if pressed I'd say sepai, kururunfa, and superimpei.

#313701 - 02/13/07 02:06 AM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Taison]
Taison Offline
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Been training Tekki Shodan (Kyokushin) like mad and Pinan Sono Yon (Oyama style).

Don't know why, I'm a goju-ryu practitioner but I keep doing KK katas. Guess something hit me too hard on the head.

-Taison out
I got two fists.. Don't make me use my head as well!

#313702 - 02/13/07 07:00 AM Re: Your Favorite Kata [Re: Taison]
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Registered: 02/07/07
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Loc: Slovenija - Europe
heian godan

Edited by mahoney (02/13/07 07:00 AM)

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