Free Video Lessons for White Belts
Videos on Basic Technique White to Orange belts:
- filmed mid-1990s with an adult focused teaching style & for the Shukokai or Himeji lineage of Shito-ryu
6. Introduction to kick (knee/ankle lift variant 1)...
Note: These videos cover an initial understanding of technique in one variant (even in our style of shito-ryu, we teach different approaches to a technique depending on your rank)
(video includes adult and kids versions/commentary)
Often the first kata taught in Shito-ryu.
"Shihou" means four steps or directions. "Zuki" means punch.
The purpose of training Shihou-Zuki is an introduction to kata and to allow beginners understand the concept of the basic forward stance profile and turning (Mawari Ashi). In a way, it is a little sister kata to juni no kata (also called taikyoku kata) .
Always be sure to learn kata in the dojo first from your instructor before trying to learn from video