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The Three Main Katas

As Uechi-Ryu/Shohei-Ryu students know, Master Uechi brought three katas to Okinawa from China after returning to his homeland.  We tend to focus on these katas more than others for good reason: they are the foundation of our style, and everything … Continue reading

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Here’s a video I watched as a basis for a little self-study project.  I know that the fighting style, Pangai-Noon, is the origin of Uechi-Ryu and Shohei-Ryu.  It’s what Kanbun Uechi studied on mainland China.  I know that it’s much … Continue reading

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