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SAP kaishugata

Gekisai dai ichi / Gekisai or dai

Mean attack and destruction. These kata, were initially introduced by Chojun Miyagi in 1940. This name is due to the time when they were created katas, the period of World War 2, Dai Ichi – um number, By Ni – number two.


Break and smash or crush and shatter. This kata is of Chinese origin and was brought to Okinawa by Higaonna Sensei Kanryo. Attacks to the sides and release techniques are highlighted in this kata. The attacks are circular movements with free joints of the wrists, elbows and shoulders like a whip increasing the speed and strength.


Control and pull. This kata is characterized by slow movements with breathing and muchimi. All movements are hand techniques, free kicks. This kata emphasizes the strong and stable position and as their name implies, There are many techniques of drawing and attacking.


It means attack on ports or four attacks and defenses in four directions. Also from China, cover esta foi ao ensinada Kanryo Sensei Higaonna Sensei pelo Ryu Ryu Ko. Avoidance movements and pushing are highlighted by pronounced hip movements. In addition to techniques to push the opponent away, This kata contains techniques also melee, such as keys and attacks the joints.


Means or number 36, calculated by the formula 6×6. The first 6 represents a view, to orelha, of nariz, to língua, the body and the spirit and the second 6 represents cor, in voz, or palate, the smell, or touch and to justiça. A local said igualmente 36 movements.
It is characterized by rapid movements in defense of attacks short.


Means or number 18, calculated from 6×3. O número 6 represents the same as the second 6 da Sanseru (color, in voz, or palate, the smell, or touch and to juO numberO número 3 represents good, the bad and peace.


Means or number 13. This kata emphasizes fighting close range with short punches and low kicks in different directions. It is characterized by a combination of techniques fast and explosive counterbalancing techniques performed with slow and heavy muchimi.


Means or number 19 or stop the attack coming from and. NESTA kata, stand Tai Sabaki (set of techniques for handling body, or a method of positioning itself in a situation of struggle) and fast movements.


Means or number 108. The old name of this kata was Pichurin. There was also formerly 3 variantes destabilize catalyst, or Have, Chu e Sho. Currently practic-Sho is a variant. O number 108 has a special meaning in Buddhism, since they believe that there 108 demonic passions. Peeling formula calculated 36×3. O number 36 has the same meaning and the number of Sanseru 3 represents the last, the present and the future.