August 2020

“The main features are the numerous circular techniques and the extensive use of the shoulders, techniques with open hands (uncommon techniques) NIHON-NUKITE to the eyes, NAKADAKA-IPPON-KEN, TEISHO, SHUTO and only one KERI. A KATA of self defense at close distance, it is extensively practiced by women because It includes very effective techniques not requiring much power.”*

Sekiguchi Sensei performed Chinte in 2008, at the age of 60.

*Shotokan Karate International, Kata (vol 2) by Hirokazu Kanazawa, page 133