Kata in my style of karate is intended as a training method to
Multiple choices allowed (128 total votes)
Be practiced only as a solo routine - 7 (05%)
Be used as the basis for flows drills and sparing - 11 (9%)
Defend against multiple attackers - 6 (5%)
Defend ones-self providing defences against habitual acts of physical violence - 11 (9%)
Defend ones-self from kata techniques (e.g lunge punch, front kick) - 6 (5%)
Show a system of wrestling - 2 (2%)
Show a system of ground fighting - 2 (2%)
Act as a form of moving meditation - 9 (07%)
Show weapon techniques (ala Nathan Johnson) - 4 (03%)
Show grappling techniques of wrist locks elbow locks and escapes from these - 13 (10%)
Show complete system of fighting including striking, wrestling and ground fighting - 6 (5%)
Improve breathing - 9 (07%)
Cultivate ki/chi - 8 (06%)
Show the location of weak areas/pressure points on an individual - 7 (05%)
Perfect character - 3 (02%)
Improve karate tournament fighting - 2 (2%)
Allow progression to the next belt/grade - 6 (5%)
Develop kime, zanchin and mushin - 12 (09%)
All of the above - 0 (0%)
None of the above - 0 (0%)
Other please state below. - 4 (03%)