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Shinkukai Karate Kata 極真型

The word Kata means "shape" or "form".  The kanji for Kata 型 is composed of the following characters:- 形Katachi meaning "Shape" 刈Kai meaning "Cut"土 Tsuchi meaning "Earth" or "Soil" Literally translated, kata means "shape which cuts the ground". A kata is a sequence of blocks, kicks and punches from one or more stances, involving movement…
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Gichin Funakoshi 20 Precepts

1. Karate-do begins with courtesy and ends with rei. 2. There is no first strike in karate. 3. Karate is an aid to justice. 4. First know yourself before attempting to know others. 5. Spirit first, technique second. 6. Always be ready to release your mind. 7. Accidents arise from negligence. 8. Do not think…
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