This YouTube Video by Karate Kata shows basic techniques in the Goju Ryu style of Karate. The Karate Kata channel curates instructional videos by a variety of experts. Here, 3 different Goju Ryu masters lead the viewers in drills. First there is a warmup, then a sequence of solo practicing, then 2 person drills. Finally, the 3rd instructor demonstrates a form, called “kata,” which is a prearranged routine of moves.

These techniques are taught in the beginner ranks of Karate, but they are to be practiced throughout a martial artist’s journey. Basic techniques will get you through 90% of situations and competitions, but there is no limit to how much you can improve in executing them. In any case, this video is also a great workout.

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