List of Goju-Ryu Karate Katas with Instructions

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List of Goju-Ryu Karate Katas with Instructions

This page will help you to learn the basic katas for Goju-Ryu Karate so you can get ready for your next belt test. However, if you have any questions about a particular kata movement, please check with your instructor because kata instructions and the order of katas can vary by school and organization. Many Goju-Ryu Karate schools use these katas in order to help students practice certain moves (i.e. kicking techniques, self-defense techniques and various strikes) as well as for improving a student's physical conditioning, muscle memory, focus/concentration, balance, etc.

For the katas of other Karate styles (i.e. Shotokan katas), please visit the main Katas & Forms section. For more information on kata, please visit the wiki community discussions such as Which kata would you retain?, Competition Kata - Improvement Techniques, Is kata useful or useless?, etc.

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Reference Sources

  1. International Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Federation IOGKF-USA, http://www.iogkf-usa.com/, Added - 01/10/14
  2. Goju-Kai Karate-Do USA, Kata Taikyoku, http://www.gojukai.com/taikyoku.htm, Added - 09/01/14
  3. Goju Karate Australia, Kata, http://gojukarateaustralia.com.au/kata.html, Added - 09/10/14



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