Section 7: Kata

7.1 Kata overview

The Purpose of Kendo Kata Kendo kata gives us anĀ  opportunity to truly understand the life and death feeling of kendo. No armour is worn and wooden or steel swords are used. Through kata we develop our kendo posture, form, zanshin, metsuke, breathing, kiai and our power of concentration. Kata is an essential ingredient in […]

7.2 Kamae used in Kata

Kata gives us the opportunity to practice a large number of kamae in various situations as well as a number of attacking and blocking and counter attacking movements. Each kamae will be taught in detail during kata practice, however, for reference purposes, the commencing kamae in each kata are: KATA UCHIDACHI SHIDACHI Ipponme Morotte hidari […]
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