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Gekisai Dai Ichi

Attack and Smash Number 1 (撃砕第一) This kata was developed and introduced in the 1940's by Nagamine Shoshin, Nagamine Sensei (1907–1997) of Matsubayashi Ryu and Miyagi Chojun Sensei.  Its intention was to popularize karate-do to the general public and help establish a curriculum for school children.  The kata contains powerful, basic movements that are quite easy to interpret and learn, however, many of the techniques have multiple applications.  All the movements are done with a closed fist and with full power. Watch Higaonna Sensei Perform Gekisai Dai-Ichi:

Goju-Ryu Visual Kata Reference

Gekisai Dai Ni | Kururunfa | Saifa | Sanchin | Sanseru | Seiyunchin | Sepai | Sesan | Shisochin | Suparunpei | Tensho