This ambitious project features J. M. Martin, famed Master of Masters and world champions. Master Martin addresses the monumental tasks of teaching the advanced katas of Shito Ryu Karate of Master Hayashi linage.
He does even more for this series of katas, by also teaching in detail their Bunkai. Recorded over several years, these Karate katas are deep, rich and intense and have made this line of Karate, the reference for speed, beauty, accuracy and elegance worldwide.
This DVD includes three of the most renowned higher Katsa: Pachu, Seipai and Nipaipo, the line from Naha-Te. Pachu: Their characteristics are those of the style, with movements in advanced and exclusive techniques. These katas are part of a group, whose goal is the understanding of the movements for later learning, Aanan Kata, which is one of the most difficult. Nipaipo: it means twenty-eight moves, is the White Crane kata. A very advanced kata, used in high competition, has very interesting techniques, with frequent strikes and other rare techniques such as Ippon Ken. Seipai: number eighteen in the Chinese language. This kata comes from the Shaolin Temple in Shandong. It belongs to the series Seisan kata and contains many hidden techniques, designed to confuse the enemy in combat.