Kendo Kata

Learning Kata at Reading

What is Kata?

Kata are set forms of movements that teach basic movements and retain historical elements of swordsmanship.

There are two roles, uchidachi, the teacher, and shidachi, the student.

There are 10 sets of Kata. This video shows all 10.

Kata lessons at Reading

Kata is taught on the first Tuesday of the month.

Kata is also practiced at the end some Saturday sessions.