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Kata Videos

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Here are some great videos on Youtube you can reference for katas. Please note that some of the katas may be slightly different, but close enough to be a great reference. Always follow my instructions for kata if conflicting with any video. 


  1. Taikyoku Shodan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzIQJsRJzEk
  2. Taikyoku Nidan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOzOUnEoJiY
  3. Taikyoku Sandan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hllr-SLWcU
  4. Pinan Shodan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D2yOzDsW8k
  5. Pinan Nidan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Hc1NMdjU9U
  6. Pinan Sandan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OI-FTV3-4o
  7. Pinan Yondan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrAiTCcatbY
  8. Pinan Godan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBFe54glhTs
  9. Tekki Shodan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAkA5zAosC4
  10. Bassai Dai https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXPZFarJMh0
  11. Kanku Dai https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jkv8Ks_fEqk 
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Kevin Burlison

Sensei Kevin has trained with ACTIVSTARS for over 16 years under multiple instructors. He received his 1st degree black belt in Toushi Kan Karate in 2007 and 2nd Dan in 2015, which is a mixed form comprising of Shotokan Karate, Taekwondo, Judo, and Hapkido. Sensei Kevin has also studied the arts of kung fu and wushu, traveling to the Shaolin temple in China in 2011 to further his studies of the Chinese arts. Sensei Kevin is a firm believer in every aspect of martial arts, including the physical, mental, and disciplinary traditions. His passion is to inspire the next generation of martial artists and to encourage them to always honor and respect this amazing art, while having fun learning and developing into martial artists.

Sensei Kevin has produced several black belt students, including some that have even become instructors themselves! Along with teaching children as young as three, Sensei Kevin also teaches adults who have wanted to train along with their students.

Sensei Kevin recently graduated from Arizona State University, earning his bachelor's degree in Pre-Professional Health Sciences. He aspires to become naturopathic doctor, specializing in Eastern Medicine. He currently works in the ACTIVSTARS main office as an accounting representative and is the assistant to the martial arts director. 

Sensei Kevin is the head instructor at Palomino Intermediate, Orangewood Elementary, and Sunnyslope Elementary. Sensei Kevin also travels around the valley to train new instructors. 

For more information, please email kevin@activstars.com



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