Goju-Ryu Kata (Shisochin) - Instructions & Videos

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Goju-Ryu Kata (Shisochin) - Instructions & Videos

This page will help you to learn the Goju-Ryu kata, Shisochin. The meaning of the Shisochin kata is "to destroy in four directions".

There are 12 official "core" katas for Goju-Ryu. However, the Sanchin kata is occasionally separated into two katas by some schools. Therefore, people are sometimes confused and think there are 13 Goju-Ryu katas. In addition, some Goju-Ryu schools and organizations borrow katas from other styles and they might use more than the official 12 katas.

You should also read the Black Belt Wiki section on Is Kata Useful or Useless? as it discusses the pros & cons of kata. For additional Goju-Ryu Karate katas, please visit the main Goju-Ryu Katas page. To learn other Karate katas (i.e. Shotokan), please visit the main Katas & Forms section.

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YouTube Demonstration of Shisochin - Goju-Ryu Kata

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