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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Chinto (鎮 東) Kata

Chinto (meaning approximately “fighter to the east”) is an advanced kata practiced in Shitoryu Karate. It is named after a Chinese sailor whose ship crashed on the Okinawan coast. It is known that the kata Chinto was well-known to the early Tomari-te and Shuri-te schools of Karate. The kata is very dynamic, … Continue reading

Bassai Dai (拔 塞 大) Kata


Bassai Dai «To breach a Fortress»  This kata belongs to Shuri-te, from master Anko Itosu school summing up basic techniques with combination of attack and defense in serial movements. Forcefulness, strong spirit and overflowing power are manifested in this … Continue reading

Technical Seminars – Halifax 2015

Shitoryu Karate Canada presents; Shitoryu Karate Technical Seminars “Kihon – Kata – Kumite – Bunkai” Conducted by: A. Tanzadeh, Renshi 7th Dan Hosted by Shitoryu Karate Nova Scotia, Sensei David Griffin June 13th & 14th, 2015 Windsor, Nova Scotia