Orange County Uechi-Ryu Karate
Junior Black Belt Program
FOR PURPLE BELTS
By now you should be able to do Sanchin Short Form easily.
It's time to learn the longer version of
We'll call it
SANCHIN KATA LONG FORM
but this is actually how
SANCHIN KATA is done.
This will be the first time you will turn and continue with your KATA in a different direction.
Turning while keeping yourself protected is a good practice and will prepare you for spinning punches and spinning kicks.
This KATA is longer so it becomes a bigger challenge.
Is your MIND bored? Are you getting distracted? Are you losing count?
Is your BODY tired? Are you slowly dropping your arms? Are you punching as hard as you can
Are you SPIRITS up? Do you want to give up? Do you want to cheat? Are you ONLY doing your best when Sensei is looking?
These are the battles we must win.
To help you learn and practice at home, you can watch the video and print out the