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Unsu (雲手)

Unsu (雲手)

Some notes on Sôchin (壮鎮)

Some notes on Sôchin (壮鎮)

Sôchin (壮鎮)

Sôchin (壯鎭) - "Strength [and] Calm" ("Strongly Rooted") -"Сила [и] спокойствие" ("Прочно укорениться").

Some notes on Nijû Shi Ho (二十四歩)

Some notes on Nijû Shi Ho (二十四歩)

Nijû Shi Ho (二十四歩)

Nijû Shi Ho (二十四歩) - "Twenty-four steps" ("24 шага").

Some notes on Kankû Shô (観空小)

Some notes on Kankû Shô (観空小)

Kankû Shô (観空小)

Kankû Shô 観空小) - "Looking to the Sky - Small" ("Взгляд в небо - малый вариант").

Some notes on Bassai Shô (抜塞小)

Some notes on Bassai Shô (抜塞小)

Bassai Shô (抜塞小)

Bassai Shô (抜塞小) - "Penetrating the Fortress - Small" ("Проникновение в крепость - малый вариант").

Many versions of Bassai kata are known: Matsumura Bassai, Ishimine Bassai, Tomari Bassai, and others. The original version is said to belong to Oyadomori Kokan (1827-1905).

Bassai Shô was derived from Bassai Dai by Itosu Yasutsune.

Some notes on Bassai Shô (抜塞小)

Some notes on Chinte (珍手)

Some notes on Chinte (珍手)

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