Kata is not intended as a method to
Multiple choices allowed (90 total votes)
Be practiced only as a solo routine - 8 (9%)
Be used as the basis for flows drills and sparing - 1 (01%)
Defend against multiple attackers - 8 (9%)
Defend ones-self providing defences against habitual acts of physical violence - 1 (01%)
Defend ones-self from kata techniques (e.g lunge punch, front kick) - 5 (6%)
Show a system of wrestling - 9 (10%)
Show a system of ground fighting - 10 (11%)
Act as a form of moving meditation - 2 (02%)
Show weapon techniques (ala Nathan Johnson) - 8 (9%)
Show grappling techniques of wrist locks elbow locks and escapes from these - 1 (01%)
Show complete system of fighting including striking, wrestling and ground fighting - 6 (7%)
Improve breathing - 0 (0%)
Cultivate ki/chi - 5 (6%)
Show the location of weak areas/pressure points on an individual - 2 (02%)
Perfect character - 5 (6%)
Improve karate tournament fighting - 9 (10%)
Allow progression to the next belt/grade - 8 (9%)
Develop kime, zanchin and mushin - 1 (01%)
It DOES all of the above - 0 (0%)
It does NONE of the above - 0 (0%)
Other please state below. - 1 (01%)