Isshin-Ryu Upper Body Basics - Instructions & Video

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Isshin-Ryu Upper Body Basics - Instructions & Video

This section looks at the Isshin-Ryu Karate upper body basics. These basic techniques cover upper body strikes and blocks. They prepare students for kata and more advanced techniques used in Isshin-Ryu. However, these instructions can vary by school (esp. for the higher number basics) so please check with your instructor.

For kata information, please visit the main Isshin-Ryu Katas section.

List of Isshin-Ryu Upper Body Basics

  • Right straight punch to solar plexus
  • Right foot forward, right uppercut to chin
  • Right straight punch to solar plexus
  • Left foot forward, right uppercut to chin
  • Left down block - right straight punch to solar plexus
  • Left side block - right straight punch to solar plexus
  • Left open side block - right guyaku nukite to solar plexus
  • Left open head block - right uppercut to chin
  • Left head block - right straight punch to solar plexus
  • Left head block - left snap to nose - right straight punch to solar plexus
  • Left down block - 5 straight punches to solar plexus
  • Left side block - 5 straight punches to solar plexus
  • Left open down block - right open shuto to neck
  • Left open palm chest block - double roundhouse punches
  • Cat stance - hip strike - elbow strike - head block

Instructional Video for Isshin-Ryu Upper Body Basics

Demonstration Video for Isshin-Ryu Upper Body Basics

Reference Sources

  1. Isshinryu Karate Klub of Troy, Isshinryu Basics, http://isshinryu.union.rpi.edu/basics.html


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