A traditional Okinawan style of karate-do which developed from the Shuri-te lineage. Chosin Chibana was the creator of Kobayashi-Ryu, the style of Shorin-Ryu taught at VILLIERIA KARATE KLUB.

Kata is the foundation of Shorinkan Karate and holds many keys to true karate practice. Kata are pre-arranged forms containing offensive and defensive movements while emphasizing body mechanics, angular movement and bunkai, which exists on many levels.


Shorinkan Kata

Foundation Kata

  • Kihon Ippon
  • Kihon Nihon
  • Kihon Sanbon
  • Fukyu no Kata

Foundation Kata

  • Naihanchi Shodan
  • Naihanchi Nidan
  • Naihanchi Sandan
  • Pinan Shodan
  • Pinan Nidan
  • Pinan Sandan
  • Pinan Yondan
  • Pinan Godan
  • Passai Sho
  • Passai Dai
  • Gorin
  • Kusanku Sho
  • Kusanku Dai
  • Chinto
  • Gojushiho