May 2020

Jion has Buddhist origins and likely developed in the Chinese Kempo fighting system. "This kata hides powerful attacking techniques within harmonious peaceful movements, and is a most suitable exercise for mastering advancing and turning together with correct and effective foot movements."*

Sekiguchi Sensei performed Jion in 2020, at the age of 72.

* Shotokan Advanced Kata, Volume 1 by Keinosuke Enoeda, page 68"