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KARATE-DO KATA, Volume 1 & Volume 2

karate-Do Kata Volume 1 & Volume 2

These books, the bible of JKA karate kata, are the authoritative English-language volume whose contents are to be applied in all 116 countries that have JKA involvement. Close study of it is the only way to ensure that your kata are flawless. In it you will find clear diagrammatic explanations of the fundamen-tals of kata that are evaluated at all tournaments, including: Volume 1 Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan, Tekki Shodan, Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion, and Enpi and Volume 2 Gankaku, Jitte, Hangetsu, Tekki Nidan and Tekki Sandan. Other volumes in this series are currently being translated.

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For inquiries about the contents of this book, contact: sohonbu@jka.or.jp

All Japan Championship Videos

  • The 30th JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 30th JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog # DCMP-0907(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 56 min.
    Date: 1987
    Venue: Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
     
  • The 48th JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 48th JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog# DCMP-921(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 120 min.
    Date: Jul 9-10, 2005
    Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium/Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 31st JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 31st JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog # DCMP-0908(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 58 min.
    Date: 1988
    Venue: Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
     
  • The 49th JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 49th JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog# DCMP-922(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 120 min.
    Date: Jul 8-9, 2006
    Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium/Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 32nd JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 32nd JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog # DCMP-0909(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 56 min.
    Date: 1989
    Venue: Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
     
  • The 50th JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 50th JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog# DCMP-923(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 223 min.
    Date: Jul 7-8, 2007
    Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium/Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 35th JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 35th JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog # DCMP-0911(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 62 min.
    Date: 1992
    Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
     
  • The 51st JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 51st JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog# DCMP-924(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 175 min.
    Date: Jul 5-6, 2008
    Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium/Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 47th JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 47th JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog# DCMP-920(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 110 min.
    Date: Jul 10-11, 2004
    Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 52nd JKA All Japan Karate Championship

    The 52nd JKA All Japan Karate Championship
    Catalog# DCMP-925(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 137 min.
    Date: Jun 20-21, 2009
    Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association

Karate World Cup Videos

  • The 2nd Shoto World Cup Karate
    Championship Tournament

    The 2nd Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament
    Catalog # DCMP-0910(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 73 min.
    Date: 1988
    Venue: Australia
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 9th Shoto World Cup Karate
    Championship Tournament

    The 9th Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament
    Catalog# DCMP-984(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 90 min.
    Date: Sep 22-23, 2004
    Venue: Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 4th Shoto World Cup Karate
    Championship Tournament

    The 4th Shoto World Cup Karate Championship Tournament
    Catalog # DCMP-0912(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 59 min.
    Date: 1992
    Venue: Japan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association
  • The 10th Funakoshi Gichin Cup
    World Karate-do Championships 2006

    The 10th  Funakoshi Gichin Cup World Karate-do Championships 2006
    Catalog # DCMP-985(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥8,000
    Color, 90 min.
    Date: Aug 19-20, 2006
    Venue: Nippon Budokan
    Sponsor: Japan Karate Association

JKA Documentary Videos

Karate-do (Reprod. from 35mm movie!)

Karate-do (Reprod. from 35mm movie!)

The father of karate—Gichin Funakoshi’s time-honored form fully depicted! This is a reproduction of the 1956 35mm movie showing some of the JKA’s founding members in their fearless youth, led by the great Master Masatoshi Nakayama. Completely restored and available in video at long last.

  • Catalog # CMP-973(Video)
    Catalog# DCMP-973(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    B&W, 25 min.

    <Performers>
    G. Funakoshi, M. Nakayama
    K. Ito, Y. Kase
    T. Okazaki, H. Nishiyama
    H. Kanazawa
    many other demonstrators
  • <Part 1> Introduction to Karate-do
    1. What is karate-do?
    2. Tsuki
    3. Keri
    4. Uke
    5. Kata
    6. Kumite
    7. Karate & Boxing
    8. About the karate tournament
    9. The karate passed down by Funakoshi Gichin
    10. From Japan to the world
  • <Part 2> Self Defense
    1. What is karate-do?
    2. Defense and attack forms
    3. Throwing techniques
    4. Practice exercise (kanku-sho)
    5. Defense from seated-on-floor position
    6. Defense from seated-on-chair position
    7. Defense against surprise attack
    8. Defense against pistol
    9. Defense against club attack
  • The Battle of JKA Best Bout 2

    The Battle of JKA Best Bout 2
    Catalog # DCMP-956(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 90 min.
  • JKA Best Selection Kata

    JKA Best Selection Kata
    Catalog # DCMP-957(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 36 min.
  • The Battle of JKA Best Bout 10

    The Battle of JKA Best Bout 10
    Catalog # DCMP-955(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 60 min.
    M. Tanaka vs T. Ohishi
    H. Yamamoto vs T. Imamura
    T. Naka vs T. Taniyama
  • The History of Showa Budo-ka
    (Military Arts in the Showa Era)— Hasha

    The History of Showa Budo-ka (Military Arts in the Showa Era)-Hasha
    Catalog # DCMP-951(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 60 min.
    Explained by JKA chief shihan, Master Masatoshi Nakayama
    Supervised by Japan Karate Association
    A unique documentary about Masahiko Tanaka, the strongest man in the world of karate
  • Tanaka Masahiko-Hasha Last Program
    —The Victor

    Tanaka Masahiko-Hasha Last Program-The Victor
    Catalog # DCMP-954(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 50 min.
    Supervised by Japan Karate Association
    People call this man the "Last Samurai".
    What is the secret of his power, and how has he acquired his remarkable waza (technique)? Find out! This video shows everything about Tanaka Masahiko!

Videos on Kumite

  • Kumite Foot and Leg Techniques
    (Kumite Ashiwaza)

    Kumite Foot and Leg Techniques (Kumite Ashiwaza)
    Catalog # DCMP-952(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 50 min.
    Performed and explained by Masahiko Tanaka
    Masahiko Tanaka—the man who repeatedly won first prize internationally in tournament individual kumite—explains about the spirit and techniques of ashiwaza.
  • Kumite Hand and Arm Techniques
    (Kumite Tewaza)

    Kumite Hand and Arm Techniques (Kumite Tewaza)
    Catalog # DCMP-953(DVD)*NTSC Only
    Price: ¥6,000
    Color, 50 min.
    Performed and explained by Masahiko Tanaka
    Masahiko Tanaka—the man who repeatedly won first prize internationally in tournament individual kumite—explains about the spirit and techniques of tewaza.

How to Order JKA Videos

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To order any of the JKA videos on this site, please click the button below to link to the site of our video distributor, Champ Video. Follow the instructions given there and fill out the available online order form—and that’s it! Typically, your videos will arrive in about ten days to two weeks.

Please note: you will need a credit card to order online. It will also be easier if you have written down the names and catalogue numbers of each of your selections before visiting the Champ site.

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