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Breakdown the elements of a kata/technique to understand its practical applications



A series of techniques done in particular order and when practiced and mastered become reflexive and is used in simulated fighting.



Means "grappling hands" and is one of the three main sections of karate training, along with kata and kihon. Kumite is the part of karate in which a person trains against an adversary, using the techniques learned from the kihon and kata.



"basics" or "fundamentals." The term is used to refer to the basic techniques that are taught and practiced as the foundation allows for future mastery of advanced training. Including correct form and breathing.


Dojo Kun (school oath)

As Karatekas, of the Yosai School of Karate,
We Promise, to show constant respect and courtesy, for our Shihan and fellow Kohais.

We Promise, to put forth our best, and most vigorous efforts during class, and strive to perfect, the basic principles and techniques of our style.

We promise, not to use Karate, but for which it is taught, and to dedicate ourselves and our discipline to the philosophy and pride of our school.


Patch Design Colors

Red: Strength and Power
Gold: Honor and Pride
Black: Peace and Humility


Patch Circle


Outer Circle: Ones outer shell, how one appears to others

Inner Circle: Ones inner being, and sense of self.

Fist: Strength, energy, spirit


Style Patch

3 Characters represent the meaning of the style Shinjitsu Do "Way of the Truth" or "True Path"