(click on links to view on YouTube)
You will have the opportunity to learn the following karate kata in class:
Basic breathing/dynamic tension kata from Masaru Shintani.
Basic "hands" kata from Masaru Shintani.
Basic "feet" kata from C.M. Bookwalter/Tom Handest.
"Point" form, probably taught to Tom Handest by Willem Reeders.
Tom Handest version of Shotokan Heian Shodan
Form from Robert Trias Shuri-Ryu
Tom Handest Version of Heian Yondan
An older "Tomari-te/Shuri-te" kata. Shotokan version.
Kata from Akira Kitagawa/Masaru Shintani. I-hon kata and Chonan kata probably created from this kata by Masaru Shintani.
One of the oldest fundamental karate kata. Motobu Ryu version.
One of the oldest fundamental karate kata. Uechi Ryu version.
This kata series was developed in the early 1900's by Itosu Anko for the introduction of karate into the public school system. The Pinan series is taught throughout the world in many forms and is arguably the most widely practiced kata series. Wado Ryu. Here are some videos of Sensei Kevin doing them around 2001: P1, P2, P3, P4, P5.