History

Discover Uechi-Ryu history, a style coming from China and  brought  by Kanbun Uechi. 

ORIGINS

Pangai Noon is the basis of Uechi family style.

Specificities

Uechi-Ryu is a specific  Karate-Do style with open hands and circular blocks. 
This is a transmision from Chinese boxing schools ( Tiger, Dragon, Crane)

THE KATAS

Uechi-Ryu has eight katas. The 3 intial ones were issued directly from  Pangain-Noon and are still representing major steps in Uechi path.

HOJO UNDO

Hojo Undo is the basis of okinawan Karate-Do styles. It includes all the specific technics and stances   to be used in kata learning. 

CONDITIONING

Conditioning is an important part of Uechi Ryu. It is known as a hard style by mot of the practicioners.

Kenyukai video (Okinawa)

Strength Training in Okinawa Kenyukai Honbu Dojo (Shinjo Sensei)

George Mattson Video

A Short clip presenting American Uechi-Ryu pioneer George Mattson.

Uechi-Ryu Exhibitions

Shimabukuro Sensei &  Kiyohide Sensei exhibitions in France & Okinawa