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KARATE-DO KATA, Volume 1 – Volume 4

These books, the bible of JKA karate kata, are the authoritative English-language volume whose contents are to be applied in all 116 countries that have JKA involvement. Close study of it is the only way to ensure that your kata are flawless. In it you will find clear diagrammatic explanations of the fundamentals of kata that are evaluated at all tournaments.

*Vol. 3 & Vol.4 should be available in April, 2024.


Volume 1 : Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan, Tekki Shodan, Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion, and Enpi
Volume 2 : Gankaku, Jitte, Hangetsu, Tekki Nidan and Tekki Sandan.
Volume 3 : Bassai Sho, Kanku Sho, Sochin, Nijyushiho and Unsu
Volume 4 : Wankan, Gojyushiho Dai, Gojyushiho Sho, Meikyo and Chinte



Volume 1 : JPY 3,000
Volume 2 : JPY 3,000
Volume 3 : JPY 3,000
Volume 4 : JPY 3,000



Please download the following order form and send it to keiribu-9@jka.or.jp.
We will let you know the total amount fee including shipping fee.



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    *if you pay the fee by bank transfer, you should bear both of the banking charge occurred in Japan and in your country.

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