Tekki Nidan

 (Streaming video from Amazon.com)


Tekki Nidan

Streaming video from Amazon.com

The second of the Tekki series, Tekki Nidan 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 streaming videos.

This video includes:

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.

Detailed Breakdown:
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 Nidan is an essential kata intermediate Shotokan Karate kata.