Posts tagged Kiba-dachi

Tekki Shodan Shotokan Karate Kata Vid...

Tekki Shodan Means ‘Iron Horse First Level’. There are three Tekki Kata within the Shotokan system. Tekki shodan, Tekki Nidan and Tekki Sandan. Tekki Shodan in many karate dojo, is the required kata for 3rd Kyu or brown belt, but this does vary from dojo to dojo. The original name for the Tekki kata, was […]

Shotokan Karate Basic Shotokan Stance...

Shotokan Karate Basic Shotokan Stances

Heisoku-dachi – informal attention stance Heisoku-dachi (informal attention stance). Feet and heels together, arms straight, hands open and placed against the thighs, at the side of the body. Make sure the hands are straight, with the thumbs bent. Karate dojo use Heisoku-dachi (Feet together), or Musubi-dachi (Heels together, feet turned out), before a particular karate […]