This DVD presents these essential katas in a way that is easy even
for beginners to understand. You can actually learn the Heian katas by
watching and practicing along with this DVD.
Heian Kata 1-5 includes all five katas: Heian
Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, and Heian Godan.
Each kata is shown slowly with a general description of the main points. The kata is then demonstrated with the help of animated computer graphics so you can learn the "embusen" (performance line). Next the kata is
demonstrated close up with verbal explanations to allow the student to
follow along. The most difficult aspects of each kata are
then demonstrated from a variety of angles. The kata applications are
The DVD uses menus and chapters to easily jump directly to the Kata you wish to
practice. The Heian Kata 1-5 DVD also includes the option to display subtitles on the screen in either
English or Spanish.
Heian Kata 1-5 is essential for beginner and intermediate student. This DVD will prepare the student to learn the more advanced katas of Shotokan Karate.