Kata Kanku Dai

Description: Look to the Sky (big). This Kata teaches us fast and slow techniques and rhythm. Body flexibility: extension, rotation, jumping and dodging to the ground. It also repeats nicely almost all techniques of the Heian Kata and is therefore not only a good Kata for black belt preparation, but doe to its length also a great Kata to condition yourself.

More Information: Important techniques of this Kata are:

Jodan Shuto Uchi

Urazuki Hiza Gamae

Ryote Fuse

Tobi Nidan Geri


Characteristic of this Kata:

Repetition of many rather simple Kihon and Heian techniques. Extension, rotation, jumping and dodging.