There are eight forms of Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do.


Sanchin came from Pangai noon which is based on Shaolin Quan in Southern China. Basic standing, eagle eyes, make the body resistant to absorb a kick and punch, training of the mental power which makes itself sink in passion. The shape that we do first: Sanchin is the basic form of Uechi-ryu. Sanchin is the basis and absolute.


It was made by Mr. Kanei Uechi Sensei in 1945. It was named from the two, Shusiwa and Kanbun. It was called “Kanshabu” originally, but it changed from “Shushabu” to “Shusiwa” at the beginning of 1970. It was changed to” Kanshiwa” with that. “Shoken” was used for this style originally, but three times of the first lunges were later changed in “Seiken”. The use of “Seiken” is only in the form of Uechi-Ryu. (Kanshiwa is identified as the third form for beginner's Kata.)

KANSHU (Daini Seisan)

The form that Seiki Itokazu sensei created. This is named together with the name of the “Kanbun” and the “Shusiwa” like “Kanshiwa”. It was originally called “Daini SESAN”, but the name was changed in 1970. A movement of “Seisan” was included more, and it was contrived for the learning of “Seisan” in preparation. This form made a beginner subject, but movement includes something difficult, and it can be said the quite difficult style for a beginner.


Saburo Uehara sensei made it in 1963. The most difficult in the kyu (beginner class) It contains many movements of “Okinawa ti” and “Pangai noon”


One of the techniques of “Sanchin”, “Seisan”, and “Sansei-Ryu” was from China. Existing in China Kenpo. “Ryu so ken” “Ko sou ken” “Kaku sou ken” is called the “Ryu Ko Kaku (dragon, tiger, and crane)”. It was created based on “Crane Style” in that. It is a realistic form. This form requires speed and instantaneous force.


Kanbun Uechi sensei made it. There are some differences from other forms. There are many open techniques such as flat hand rotation and thumb fist thrusting, The lower body must be strong and stable for this form.


Kanei Uechi sensei made it. There is a movement that is similar to Sanseiryu. It is the seventh form of Uechi-Ryu. Endurance and torsional force of the lower body is required, and speed and dynamic movement are characterized.


Types of Chinese origin. It is the last type of eight forms of Uechi-Ryu Karatedo. Assume 360 ° enemies and respond. Changing style and position depending on the opponent, action that artistically put haste. Beautiful movements and fast movements combined into moving arts.