Instructions for World Oyama Karate Kata - Kihon Sono Roku

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Instructions for World Oyama Karate Kata - Kihon Sono Roku

This page provides instructions for World Oyama Karate Kata - Kihon Sono Roku. This kata is also known as kihon kata 6. The demonstration video and written instructions below will help you to master this Karate kata.

To learn additional Oyama katas, please visit the section focused on World Oyama Karate Katas. For other Karate katas (i.e. Shotokan katas), please visit the main Katas & Forms section.

Demonstration Video for World Oyama Karate Kata - Kihon Sono Roku

Written Kata Instructions

First of all, I have to mention that there is a particularity that must be understood for the kihon kata. 
If you watch the video, you should notice a transition stance on most move followed with zenkutsu dachi, 
gyaku tsuki. Therefore, this transition stance I will use in my description is similar to han kiba dashi at 45° 
with the front leg standing on the ball of the foot.

Kihon Sono Roku

  • “Kihon Sono Roku, Yoi” – into fudo dachi.
  • Ichi: Move your right leg into kake ashi dachi and strike jodan yoko tettsui backward.
  • Ni: Pivot on your feet into sanchin dachi and strike chudan gyaku tsuki – ibuki.
  • San: Grab with your left hand then strike right chudan shita tsuki – kiai.
  • Chi: Move your right leg backward into kake ashi dachi and strike jodan yoko tettsui backward.
  • Go: Pivot on your feet into sanchin dachi and strike chudan gyaku tsuki – ibuki.
  • Roku: Grab with your left hand then strike right chudan shita tsuki – kiai.
  • Shichi: Step forward into left zenkutsu dachi and strike morote tsuki – ibuki.
  • Hachi: Step forward into right zenkutsu dachi and strike yama tsuki – ibuki.
  • Ku: Grab with your left hand, strike right tettsui oroshi ganmen uchi, 
  • Grab with both hands and strike left hiza geri – kiai.
  • Put your foot down forward into han zenkutsu dachi, kameate.
  • Ju: Perform mawatte into kokutsu dachi and strike shuto mawashi uke – ibuki.
  • Ishi: Move your right leg into kiba dachi 45°, block shuto chudan soto uke and strike seiken furi uchi.
  • Ni: Pivot your feet into right zenktsu dachi and grab with both hands. 
  • Step forward, then pivot 180° on your left leg into left zenkutsu dachi. 
  • Strike right hiza geri – kiai. Put your foot down forward into han zenkutsu dachi, kameate.
  • “Yame” – step back into fudo dachi.

Reference Sources

  1. Written instructions kindly provided by Sensei Mathew, School - Shinshin Kyokushin Karate, Added - 06/01/15



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