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In Isshin-ryu's Sanchin, the right foot is first to step out, but my understanding is that this kata varies from style to style. Obviously the best way to learn the technicalities of Sanchin(or any other kata) is from a qualified instructor. Sanchin was originally a chinese form, but was adopted very early by Okinawan karate schools. Okinawan styles that ...


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If you mean from a grammatical perspective, they are the same. They are synonymous. But if you mean from a style POV, it depends on what you mean, so some clarification is needed. Typically, Kukkiwon universally refers to their forms as "poomsae", so when Taekwondo-in hear this, they almost always assume you're referring to Kukkiwon's poomsae. ITF is a ...


There are current IWUF text books/dvd available from, the material is written in Chinese however it should cover what you are looking for. Peace, Love, Wushu!

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