Friday, October 16, 2009

3.6 Can karate kata become tai chi

I always wondered whether karate kata can become tai chi?

That is if you take all tension out of karate kata and move in slow motion through the techniques of the kata with lets say breathing in for blocks and breathing out for any form of striking.

I aksed this question on Traditional fighting arts which is run by my good friend Dan Djurdjevic, Dan is a practitioner of both the internal and external arts.

Traditional fighting arts forum

Dan answers my question in his blog below

Tai chi 24-form

Kawasoe sensei - bassai dai