Kanku Sho 観空小

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Translation:  “View the Sky” (minor)
Movements in Kata:  48
Kiai Points:  #6 (oi zuki) & #48 (oi zuki)
Origin/Creator:  Sokon Matsumura
Okinawan Name:   n/a

Kanku Sho is the shorter, but not less difficult, companion kata to Kanku Dai.  Its signature sequence is similar to Kanku Dai’s, but is performed at mid-body level.  Its quick and powerful pace along with its two dramatic jumps make this an ideal competition kata.

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•  Diagram of Techniques

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•  Try this Kata’s Jigsaw Puzzle!

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