CESKA Karate 2013                    


CESKA Karate

KATA NO JU TAIYOSO

(THE TEN ELEMENTS OF KATA)

 

YOI NO KISIN

The spirit of getting ready. The concentration of will and mind against the opponent as a preliminary to the movements of the Kata.
 

INYO

The active and passive. Always keep in mind both attack and defence.
 

CHIKARA NO KYOJAKU

The manner of using strength. The degree of power used for each movement and position in Kata.
 

WAZA NO KANKYU

The speed of movement. The speed used for each movement and position in Kata.
 

TAI NO SHINSUKU

The degree of expansion or contraction. The degree of expansion or contraction of the body in each movement and position in Kata.
 

KOKYU

Breathing. Breath control related to the posture and movement in Kata.
 

TYAKUGAN

The aiming points. In Kata you must keep the purpose of the movement in mind.
 

KIAI

Shouting. Shouting at set points in Kata to demonstrate the martial spirit.
 

KEITAI NO HOJI

Correct positioning. Correct positioning in movement and stance.
 

ZANSHIN

Remaining on guard. Remaining on guard at the completion of the Kata. (ie. back to "Yoi") until told to relax.