Orange County Uechi-Ryu Karate
Junior Black Belt Program
FOR RED BELTS
Now that you've learned
all 5 sequences in KYU KATA
it's time to try them out
against a partner.
is a "under black belt level"
No safety equipment.
Test your form against the reality
of being attacked.
I'm going to return you to
the basics. You'll always return to
was the first KATA that you learned.
It's time to master those movements.
Errors in the way you perform
your blocks are going to
show up in KYU KUMITE.
Let's take another look at them
and make sure we're doing them right. If you're wondering why
you're getting hit, the answer is
"You're doing it wrong".
You will begin to learn
you're 5th KATA
Learn it well,
this is the KATA
you will be tested with
at your Junior Black Belt Test.
To help you learn and practice at home, you can watch the video and print out the
KYU KUMITE "Under Black Belt" 2-Man Sparring Exercise
Kyu Kumite is a 2-man Sparring Drill used to teach proper technique, timing, execution, and distancing.It consists of 5 attack/defense sequences.
It's a Kyu Level (under black belt) Kumite.
KANSHU KATA (Pronounced "Kawn - Shoe Ka-Ta")
"The "Crane" Kata
Kanshu Kata is the third Traditional Kata that is taught. Known as one of the five "Bridging" Katas of Uechi Ryu, this kata embodies the elementsof Crane Style Karate, and begins to prepare the student for Seisan Kata.