Ashihara Kata

Shoshinsha Kata Ichi & Bunkai
Shoshinsha Kata sono Ichi performed by Hoosain Narker, Kaicho of Ashihara Karate Kokusai with the bunkai (application) and the uke being Xavier Inglis. This clip comes from Ashihara Karate’s Blue Belt 1 dvd and was shot circa 1997-8 …

Shoshinsha Ichi Kata – the Attacks
The attacks of Shoshin Ichi Kata (Beginners Kata 1) as done in Renraku (Renzoku Waza style) by Gakiem Hayzer and Gideon Jones of the Ashihara Karate International (AKI) Honbu Dojo in South Africa. Taken in 2013

Ashihara Karate Shoshinsha Kata Ichi & Bunkai (Beginners Kata 1) – 2015
Shoshinsha Kata sono Ichi (Beginners Kata 1) of Ashihara Karate performed by AKI Honbu students with the kata and application. Kata performed by Herschelle Buckenjohn and Yaaseen-Ali Rawoot. The attacking combinations are also shown and the Bunkai in a one-one manner (where both attacker and defender does the kata) is done by Kaicho Hoosain Narker and Abdul-Khaaliq Dlamini, former uchi deshi and Swaziland DojoCho as well as against multiple opponents.  This is part of our new kata dvd and is the first kata taught to students.

Shoshinsha Kata 1-  – the Beginners Kata of Ashihara Karate
Shoshinsha kata Ichi performed by Nasiera Abrahams in May 2002 – Nasiera was 6 years old at the time – now she is a nidan and still training. She started training in 2000 directly with Kaicho Hoosain Narker at the Honbu Dojo…

Ashihara Karate Shoshin No Kata Sono Ni (Beginners Kata 2) – 2015
Shoshinsha Kata Sono Ni of Ashihara Karate performed Kaicho Hoosain Narker and the application with Francious Williams.  This is part of our new kata dvd and is the fourth kata taught to students.

Shoshin Ni Kata of Ashihara Karate
Shoshinsha Kata Sono Ni (Beginners Kata) of Ashihara Karate performed by Gakiem Hayzer of the Ashihara Karate International (AKI) Honbu Dojo in South Africa in 2014.

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Kihon Kata Ichi  – the Basic Kata of Ashihara Karate
Ashihara Karate Kihon Kata ichi performed by Haashim Mullins and Yaseen Osman, shodan students at the Ashihara Karate International Honbu dojo. This clips is taken from Ashihara Karate’s Blue Belt 2 dvd and was shot around 2001-2

Kihon Kata Ichi Bunkai
The application of Kihon Kata Ichi performed by Gakiem Hayzer and Andrew Philander at the Ashihara Karate International Honbu dojo in Cape Town, South Africa. This clip comes from Ashihara Karate’s Blue Belt 2 dvd and was shot around 2001-2

Ashihara Karate Kihon Kata Ichi & Bunkai (Basic Kata 1) – 2015
Kihon Kata Ichi (Basic Kata 1) of Ashihara Karate performed by Swaziland Shibucho Victor Gwebu and and application also with Swaziland Fuku-Shibucho Abdul Khaaliq Dlamini.  This is part of our new kata dvd and is the second kata taught to students

Kihon Kata 1 
Kihon Kata Icho performed by Yaaseen Osman in 2002 – Yaaseen is a student at the Ashihara Honbu dojo under Kaicho Hoosain Narker

Kihon Kata San of Ashihara Karate
Nasiera Abrahams of Ashihara Karate Kokusai Honbu in Cape Town, South Africa performs Kihon Kata Sono San in Feb 2015


Ashihara Karate Kumite Kata sono Ichi & Bunkai (Fighting Kata 1) –  2015
Kumite Kata Ichi of Ashihara Karate and application performed by AKI Honbu students Nasiera Abrahams and Aziza Rawoot with the attacking combinations by Sasche Corker.  This is part of our new kata dvd and is the third kata taught to students

Kumite Kata 1 – the Fighting Kata Ashihara Karate
Kumite Kata Ichi performed by Xavier Inglis, a yudansha of the AKI Honbu dojo in Cape Town, South Africa training under Kaicho Hoosain Narker. This clip was taken in October 2002

Ashihara Karate Kata Kumite Sono Ichi by Sadiya Narker
Ashihara Karate Kata Kumite Sono Ichi by Sadiya Narker aged 7 in May 2018. This girl up to a few months ago did not want to learn or do kata and then suddenly it changed. Now she wants to learn her 4th kata. And because she is going to the AKI World Championships in India, she practises her kata every morning before going to school by herself

Ashihara Karate Kumite Kata Ni (Fighting kata no 2) – 2015
Kumite Kata Ni of Ashihara Karate performed by AKI Honbu student Nasiera Abrahams and the Bunkai with Aziza Rawoot.  This is part of our new kata dvd and is the fifth kata taught to students.

Ashihara Karate Kata Kumite San by Nasiera Abrahams
Kumite Kata San performed in slow motion by Nasiera Abrahams in Feb 2018 – Nasiera is a student at the Ashihara Honbu dojo in Cape Town, South Africa under AKI Kaicho Hoosain Narker

Kumite kata San of Ashihara Karate
Kumite Kata San performed by Nasiera Abrahams in October 2012 – Nasiera is a student at the Ashihara Honbu dojo under Kaicho Hoosain Narker

Kumite Kata Sono Yon Bunkai
Ashihara Kata Kumite sono Yon in application performed by Xavier Inglis at the Ashihara Kokusai Honbu dojo in Cape Town, South Africa with Kaicho Hoosain Narker & Bronwyn Arends serving as Uke. This clip comes from Ashihara Karate’s Blue Belt 1 dvd and was shot circa 1997-8

Kumite Kata Sono Go of Ashihara Karate
Kumite Kata Go performed by Nasiera Abrahams in October 2016 – Nasiera is a long time student at the Ashihara Honbu dojo in South Africa under Kaicho Hoosain Narker. This kata has 3 modifications to the original version developed by the late Sendai Kancho Hideyuki Ashihara. These are at movements 3, 5 and 9.

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Nage Ni of Ashihara Karate
Nage Kata Ni performed by Gakiem Hayzer in October 2012 – Gakiem is a long time student at the Ashihara Honbu dojo under Kaicho Hoosain Narker