Ten No Kata

 

Ten No kata was created by Gigo Funakoshi the son of founder Gichin Funakoshi and involves 10 individual techniques, it is basically Kihon Ippon Gumite (one step sparring). The kata consists of Omote and Ura Waza (front and back techniques) using both the left and the right side.

The Kata is broken down into 4 forward techniques (Omote) and 6 backward techniques (Ura) a Kiai is made at the end of each movement before returning to Yoi ready to perform the same move on the opposite side. the stance Zenkutsu Dachi can be substituted for Fudo Dachi (rooted Stance).

SSK Ten No Kata video 

Ten No Kata

Omote

1. 

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Migi Oizuki Chudan.

Form Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Hidari Oizuki Chudan

2. 

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Migi Oizuki Jodan

From Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Hidari Oizuki Jodan

3. 

From Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Migi Gyakuzuki Chudan

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Hidari Gyakuzuki Chudan

4. 

From Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Migi Gyakuzuki Jodan

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Hidari Gyakuzuki Jodan

 

Ura

5. 

From Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Gedan Barai, Migi Gyakuzuki Chudan

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Gedan Barai, Hidari Gyakuzuki Chudan

6. 

From Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Chudan Uchi Uke, Migi Gyakuzuki Chudan

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Chudan Uchi Uke, Hidari Gyakuzuki Chudan

7. 

From Yoi – Hidari Kokutsu Dachi, Chudan Shuto Uke, Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Migi Chudan Shihon Nukite

From Yoi – Migi Kokutsu Dachi, Chudan Shuto Uke, Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Hidari Chudan Shihon Nukite

8. 

From Yoi – Hidari Kokutsu Dachi, Jodan Shuto Barai, Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Migi Jodan Gyakuzuki

From Yoi – Migi Kokutsu Dachi, Jodan Shuto Barai, Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Hidari Jodan Gyakuzuki

9. 

From Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Jodan Age Uke, Migi Gyakuzuki Chudan

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Jodan Age Uke, Hidari Gyakuzuki Chudan

10. 

From Yoi – Hidari Zenkutsu Dachi, Jodan Soto Uke, Migi Gyakuzuki Chudan

From Yoi – Migi Zenkutsu Dachi, Jodan Soto Uke, Hidari Gyakuzuki Chudan