Shito Ryu is one of the four major karate styles in the world and this is a complete presentation of the katas of the style. Created and developed by Grandmaster Kenwa Mabuni, Shito Ryu mixes the traditions and experiences of the ancient schools of Naha, Shuri and Tomari with a practical approach to self-defense.
Demonstrated by Sensei Kunio Miyake, this 5 DVD set explores the Kata and the “bunkai” principles of the style, including hundreds of applications for all the forms of the system. This is definitely a masterclass piece of valuable information. This series has a great deal to offer to all Karate-do students, from beginner to black belt level, as well as being a unique and enjoyable way to learn the from the basic kata Pin An (Heian) series to the more advanced forms of the Shito Ryu style. It is a true gem by one of the best Shito Ryu masters of our time. It includes many detailed techniques and comprehensive information that will vastly improve the practitioner’s ability to perform and understand the traditional kata of the Shito Ryu style.
Some of the Kata featured in the 5 DVD set of this series are: Pinan Shodan, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Sandan Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan, Matsumura No Bassai, Seipai, Seiru (Juroku), Matsumura No Rohai, Bassai Dai, Bassai Sho, Matsukade, Seienchin, Kururunfa, Wanshu, Jitte, Niseshi, Seisan, Tomari No Bassai, etc… Learn More