Ippon Kumite Kata is one of the 8 performance categories for Okinawan Shuri Ryu Karatedo.

It means “one point sparring form,” and the katas are used to develop form and power.

Each technique should receive one breath.

Also while performing the techniques, ask yourself, would this break a board?

Ippon Kumite Kata #1

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. While holding the upper block, execute a right front kick to the attacker’s solar plexus.
  3. Land in a right front stance and execute a right hand Shuto to the neck of the attacker.
  4. Stay in right front stance and execute left and right punches to the solo plexus.
  5. Step back into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #2

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. While holding the upper block, execute a right front kick to the attacker’s solar plexus.
  3. Land in a right front stance and execute a right hand Hammer Fist to the left shoulder of the attacker.
  4. Stay in right front stance and execute left and right punches to the solo plexus.
  5. Step back into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #3

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. While holding the upper block, execute a right front kick to the attacker’s solar plexus.
  3. Land in a right front stance and execute a right-hand Leopard fist to the throat of the attacker.
  4. Stay in right front stance and execute left and right punches to the solo plexus.
  5. Step back into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #4

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. While holding the upper block, execute a right front kick to the attacker’s solar plexus.
  3. Land in a right front stance and execute a right-hand Verticle punch to the solar plexus of the attacker.
  4. Stay in right front stance and execute left and right punches to the solo plexus.
  5. Step back into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #5

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. While holding the upper block, execute a right front kick to the attacker’s solar plexus.
  3. Land in a right front stance and execute a right hand Shuto to the neck of the attacker.
  4. Stay in right front stance and execute left and right punches to the solar plexus.
  5. Step back into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #6

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. Move forward into right Diagonal Horse Stance and Execute a vertical right hand Shuto to the attackers left bicep.
  3. Stay in Diagonal horse stance and execute a horizontal Shuto to the attacker’s neck.
  4. Pivot into a Right Front Stance and execute left and right punches to the solar plexus.
  5. Step back into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #7

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. Move forward with the right side and execute a right foot stomp to the attacker’s foot while executing vertical right hand Shuto to the attackers left bicep.
  3. Stay in Diagonal horse stance and execute a horizontal Shuto to the attacker’s neck.
  4. Pivot into a Right Front Stance and execute left and right punches to the solar plexus.
  5. Step back into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #8

  1. Execute Left Upper block from Left Front Stance.
  2. Raise the right knee and execute an outside foot sweep to the attacker’s leg while executing elbow #1 to the attacker’s face.
  3. While in Jungle Stance, execute right and left punches to the face.
  4. Shift forward with the back foot into a left front stance and execute a left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #9

  1. Execute a right augmented forearm block while moving into a Diagonal horse stance.
  2. Continue to turn counter clockwise while entangling attackers right arm with your right arm into natural foot width stance
  3. Execute a left hammer fight to the groin, left elbow #2 to the attacker’s solar plexus.
  4. Step with left foot in front of right and spin around into a left front stance.
  5. Execute left-right punches to the solar plexus.
  6. Stay in left front stance and execute left low block.

Ippon Kumite Kata #10

  1. Jump forward into horse stance while raising the right hand.
  2. While still in the air, execute a left punch to the attacker’s groin.
  3. Stay in horse stance and execute a right ridge hand strike to the right side of the attacker’s neck.
  4. Execute left and right punches to the attacker’s solar plexus
  5. Step back with right foot into a left front stance and execute a left low block.