Orange Belt Kata

As you work toward achieving the Orange Belt ranking in Tensoku Ryu you will study six different Kata. These include the first three Pinan Kata and the first three Tensoku Ryu Jo Kata.

Kata

You will first begin to learn the Pinan (sometimes spelled Pinon) series of Kata. There are five different but related Kata in the Pinan series. You will learn and refine ...
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This first Pinan Kata focuses a great deal on stances and stance transitions, blocking and striking combinations, and a variety of martial arts fundamentals such as looking in the direction ...
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Pinan Nidan again focuses on stances and stance transitions, but utilizes a number of additional strikes, blocks, blocking combinations, and guarding strategies. It generally follows the same pattern of movement ...
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This version of the Pinan Kata series has what at first will seem to be very unusual movements, weight shifts, blocks, strikes, and angles. Once you learn the Kata strive ...
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The Tensoku Ryu Jo Kata were developed to provide a practice vehicle for fundamental Jo weapon handling skills development. The various Kata focus on basic handling, Uke, Atemi, weapon transition, ...
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This Kata introduces you to basic stances, hand positions, and hand transitions using the Jo weapon. The Kata uses a variety of different blocks and strikes to accomplish its purpose ...
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Tensoku Ryu Jo Nidan focuses exclusively on blocking and stance transitions. Despite appearances, there are no strikes in the Kata. The intent is to provide a vehicle from which students ...
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The Tensoku Ryu Jo Sandan Kata deals with striking using the Jo weapon. You will explore many common striking methods as well as a series of effective and fast striking ...
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