List of Shorin-Ryu Karate Katas with Videos & Instructions

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List of Shorin-Ryu Karate Katas with Videos & Instructions

Learn about the katas used in Shorin-Ryu Karate and Matsubayashi-Ryu. These videos and instructions will help you to master the Shorin-Ryu katas for your next belt test. There are 18 traditional non-weapon katas in Shorin-Ryu Karate. In addition, this Karate style uses weapon katas (i.e. Bo staff katas).

If you are looking for the katas of other Karate styles (i.e. Shotokan or Wado-Ryu), visit the main Katas & Forms section. You might also like to visit the wiki community's Kata section that contains conversations such as Kata useful or useless, Kata improvement techniques, Positives & negatives of kata, etc.

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Shorin-Ryu Kihon Katas

Shorin-Ryu Taikyoku Katas - These are not used by all Shorin-Ryu schools and are often used as kihon kata.

  • Shorin-Ryu Kata - Taikyoku Shodan
  • Shorin-Ryu Kata - Taikyoku Nidan
  • Shorin-Ryu Kata - Taikyoku Sandan
  • Shorin-Ryu Kata - Taikyoku Yondan
  • Shorin-Ryu Kata - Taikyoku Godan

Shorin-Ryu Karate Katas

List of Shorin-Ryu Weapons Katas

References

  1. Written Kata Instructions courtesy of Jen White Doom, WSU Karate, Added - 11/18/13
  2. World Matsubayashi-Ryu (Shorin-Ryu) Karate-Do Association, Katas, http://matsubayashi-ryu.com/content/kata-matsubayashi-ryu
  3. World Matsubayashi-Ryu (Shorin-Ryu) Karate-Do Association, The Kobudo of Matsubayashi-ryu, http://matsubayashi-ryu.com/content/kobudo-matsubayashi-ryu


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