To view the streaming videos, the player requires:
Requires Chrome 65+, Edge 16+, Firefox 60+, Internet Explorer 11+, or Safari 10+ or newer.
Mobile Devices and Tablets:
Requires Android 4.4+ or iOS 11+ or newer. Chrome 63+ or Safari 10+ or newer.
Sanchin Kata—The Root of Karate Power (Streaming)
by Kris WilderThe ancient Sanchin Kata, or 'Three Battles Sequence', can be traced back to the roots of karate. Some consider it the missing link between Chinese kung fu and Okinawan karate.
Code: S1897Duration: 55 min
The ancient Sanchin Kata, or 'Three Battles Sequence', can be traced back to the roots of karate. Some consider it the missing link between Chinese kung fu and Okinawan karate.
Traditional Training Methods for Karate Power. Sanchin Kata is known to develop extraordinary quickness and generate remarkable power. This program breaks down the form piece by piece, body part by body part, so that the hidden details of the kata are revealed.
Regular practice of Sanchin Kata conditions the body, trains correct alignment, and teaches the essential structure needed for generating power within all of your karate movements. Many karate practitioners believe that Sanchin Kata holds the key to mastering the traditional martial arts. Though it can be one of the simplest forms to learn, it is one of the most difficult to perfect.
Goju-Ryu 5th-dan Kris Wilder offers in-depth exploration of Sanchin Kata, with detailed instruction of the essential posture, linking the spine, generating power, and demonstration of the complete Sanchin Kata.
Simply put, your Karate will never be the same.
Kris Wilder began his martial arts training in 1976 in the art of Tae Kwon Do, he has earned black belt-level ranks in three arts: Tae Kwon Do (2nd Degree), Kodokan Judo (1st Degree) and Goju-Ryu Karate (5th Degree), which he teaches at the West Seattle Karate Academy. He has trained under Kenji Yamada, who as a Judoka won back-to-back United States grand championships ('54-'55); Shihan John Roseberry, founder of Shorei-Shobukan Karate and a direct student of Seikichi Toguchi; and Hiroo Ito, a student of Shihan Kori Hisataka (Kudaka in the Okinawan dialect), the founder of Shorinji-Ryu Kenkokan Karate.
Though now retired from Judo competition, while active in the sport Kris competed on the national and international level. He has traveled to Japan and Okinawa to train in karate and has authored several books on the martial arts, including co-authoring "The Way of Kata." He has also written guest chapters for other martial arts authors and has had articles published in "Traditional Karate," a magazine out of the U.K. with international readership. Kris also hosts the annual "Martial University," a seminar composed of multidisciplinary martial artists, and he regularly instructs at seminars.
Kris hosts the "Martial Secrets: Podcast" and "Martial Secrets: Blog" and lives in Seattle, Washington with his son Jackson.
Watching Streaming Videos on Your Account
Watch all your streaming videos by logging into your YMAA account. Your video library is located at the "My Videos" section.
Streaming videos require a constant internet connection. Your streaming video is returnable if you are not satisfied. Downloading videos is not available at this time.
The video player will automatically detect your Chromecast or AppleTV if it is connected to your TV—so you can watch the videos on your TV. The videos will play at the highest quality possible depending your internet connection. The better your connection, the better the quality of the video will be.
To watch the videos on your TV using Chromecast find and click on the button . To watch through your Apple TV via Airplay find and click on the button .
Please email [email protected] with questions, feedback, or let us know the next streaming video titles you’d like to see.
You may find more information about on the streaming videos FAQ page.