All posts tagged “Katachi

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Koryu no Kata

The purpose of Koryu no kata First I have to mention, koryu no kata are practice kata rather than actual fighting kata. There are 6 koryu no kata with each a different purpose. The origin of some koryu no kata can be found in Daito… Read More

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Katachi or Kata

Waza – Katachi – Kata (The Japanese way) Adapted from an article by Kumiko Ikuta (1990) AI & Soc 4: 127-146 Waza is a skill within the Japanese traditional performance arts or martial arts such as Noh, Kabuki, Aikido, Judo and others. Waza will be… Read More