Meikyo


Notes: Originally the Meikyo kata was called the 'Rohai' kata. Master Funakoshi changed the name. Meikyo means 'A brightly polished mirror', reflecting many of the techniques, but its philosophical significance is the idea that you should polish the kata through repeated practice.


Performer: Gichin Funakoshi, 5th Dan Karateka (Founder of the Art).


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Performer: Hirokazu Kanazawa, 10th Dan Karateka (former instructor, Nihon Karate-do Kyokai).


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