Tensoku Ryu Nunchaku Nidan Kata

The primary purpose of this is to provide a series of movements that allow the student to practice continual flowing movements using the Nunchaku. If you are not yet familiar with the movements utilized in this Kata then you should review the various Nunchaku skills discussed in the Buki section of this Green Belt curriculum. The goal Read More …

Nunchaku Kata Introduction

There are two Nunchaku that must be done with great proficiency for your ranking examination. These Kata incorporate most of the wrapping, spinning, striking, and passing skills discussed earlier in this manual. If you are practiced at those skills then you should be able to perform these Kata without much difficulty. Some Nunchaku Conventions Here Read More …

Passai Sho Kata

The Passai Sho (Bassai Sho) has a great many different variations practiced by numerous martial arts styles. Some styles, particularly styles such as Shotokan Karate (who study Bassai Sho) practice this form with many open hand techniques. Other styles have completely different sequences of movements involving substantially more closed hand skills. There is nothing wrong Read More …