Juni Ippo

Twelve Step Form

Chosin Chibana created Juni Ippo Kata to unify several different styles of martial arts. Chosin Chibana passed this form on to Yasuhiro Konishi, who passed it on to Robert Trias, who passed it on to James Mitose, who passed it on to Bruce Juchnik. Robert Trias asked Bruce Juchnik to preserve this form in the art of Kosho.

Juni Ippo Kata focuses on Zenkutsu Dachi (Front Stance), Chudan Uke (Middle Block), Age Uke (Rising Block) and Gedan Barai (Downward Parry). Practitioners should learn from Juni Ippo Kata how to make smooth transitions without becoming vulnerable.

There are three different levels of Juni Ippo Kata; Shodan, Nidan and Sandan.