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Aragaki ha Sochin

Sochin (壯鎭) (“Tranquil Force”)

The rhythm of the kata is dynamic, it is characterized by slow, deliberate movements interspersed with explosive out-bursts of speed. Sochin in Shitoryu version, it employs several stances including nekoashi-dachi and Moto dachi . Rhythm is important in the execution of this kata. This kata has been said to develop Chi/Ki energy.