Learn the best kata for Karate training, self-defense and competition. This tier list by Jesse Enkamp ("The Karate Nerd") ranks all traditional WKF styles including Shotokan, Shito Ryu, Goju Ryu, Wado Ryu and Okinawan schools. The ranking is based on a combination of solo performance benefits and bunkai - the practical applications of kata with a partner.
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