Grading Syllabus for Shotokan Karate 9th to 1st Kyu (2005)You do NOT need to know *any* Japanese to benefit from this DVD
DVD9 | Japanese (* see notes below) | NO SUBS | 1h 30min (apx. 300 videos)
720 x 576 (PAL widescreen) | AC3 | 6.8 GB
Genre: karate, Shotokan, Martial-arts, Kumite
Over 300 video clips are easily accessed via 37 menu cards. The menu is broken down into Kyu grades (from white belt to black) and then into Basics, Kata and Sparring, all the techniques a student will need to demonstrate.
* The menus are all in English, though as Karate originates from Japan, the names of the routines (Kata) and counting (1, 2 ,3 etc) is often done in Japanese, hence this has been recorded as the official DVD language.