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Okinawa Karate International Tournament Uechi-Ryu Kata

okinawa tournament 2018The organizing committee of the 1st Okinawa karate International Tournament has released videos of all the Karate and Kobudo Kata that can be performed in the competition. 28 Kata from Shuri-te kei/Tomari-te kei, 10 Kata from Naha-te kei and 7 Kata from Uechi-Ryu kei have been selected for the Karate Kata competition. Kobudo competitors will be able to choose among 21 Bo and 13 Sai Kata. More details on the competition Kata can be found here.

An important contribution of the organizing committee is the fact that all the Kata have been performed by several Okinawan masters in all the acceptable versions to cover the technical differences among various schools within the same styles. Uechi-Ryu Kata are the most recent to be added to the official YouTube channel of the organization. You can see the seven competition Kata below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kanshiwa:

 

Kanshu:

 

Seichin/Sechin:

 

Seisan/Sesan:

 

Seiryu/Seryu:

 

Kanchin:

 

Sanseiryu/ Senseryu: