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Every session includes in part or whole an element of the following practice:

  • Kihon Waza (Basic techniques)
    • Atemi-Waza (Techniques of striking vital/ pressure points)
      • Uke-Waza (Blocking techniques)
      • Tsuki-Waza (Punching techniques)
      • Geri-Waza (Kicking techniques)
      • Uchi-Waza (Striking techniques)
    • Kansetsu-Waza (Joint-locking techniques)
    • Tachi-Waza (Throwing techniques)
    • Shime-Waza (Choking and strangulation techniques)
    • Ne-Waza (Groundwork techniques)
    • Ukemi-Waza (Break falling techniques)
  • Kata (Pre-arranged forms)
    • Kihon Kata (Taikiyoku Shodan)
    • Heian Kata 1 - 5
    • Tekki Kata 1 - 3
    • Bassai-Dai, Kanku-Dai, Jion, Empi and Hangetsu
    • Bassai Sho, Kanku-Sho, Jitte, Niju Shiho
    • Unsu, Sochin, Gankaku, Jiin, Chinte
    • Goju Shiho Sho, Goju Shiho Dai, Meikyo, Wankan
    • Ten no Kata, Chi no Kata
    • Niseishi, Seipai, Annan, Suparinpei, Nipaipo, Seiunchin, Tensho
    • Kata Bunkai (analysis) and Oyo (application)
  • Kumite (Sparring skills)
  • Pre-arranged Drills
    • Kihon Gohon Kumite (Basic 5-step sparring)
    • Kihon Ippon Kumite (Basic 1-step sparring)
    • Bunkai Kumite (Kata analysis)
  • Reaction/ Sensitivity Drills
    • Kakie (Pushing hands)
    • Ju Ippon Kumite (Semi- free sparring)
    • Kaishu Ippon Kumite (Reaction sparring)
    • Line/Circle training, The Gauntlet
  • Free Kumite
    • Shiai Kumite (Competition sparring)
    • Randori (Freestyle sparring)
    • Bogu Kumite (sparring with amour
    • Grappling