The third of the Tekki series, Tekki Sandan is particularly useful for developing self-defense against attackers at a close range. It is a more advanced version of Tekki Shodan.
The kata is demonstrated by Sensei Joel Ertl in this group of downloadable videos. The downloads are in MP4 video format, and will play on most computers and mobile devices. You will be emailed a link so that you can download the following files that can be viewed separately. You can also access your files from your account page.
Your purchase includes these four video files:
Introduction and Embusen:
The kata is shown slowly with a general description of the main points.
Move by Move:
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, along with an explanation of the fine points of the movements.
Full Speed Demonstration:
Sensei Ertl demonstrates the kata with the correct speed and tempo.
Tekki Sandan is an essential kata intermediate Shotokan Karate kata.