"Shito-Ryu style of karate created Kenwa Mabuni (1889-1952). He is one of the main and oldest styles of karate. Compared with Shotokan, Shito-Ryu little closer to the old Okinawan styles that can be seen when comparing the Okinawan kata and modern Japanese styles.
Shito-ryu kata includes all 18 Serine-ryu, all 16 Serey-ryu kata, kata Chinese-style "White Crane". Also in this style include kata, designed by master Mabuni. During training rozuchuyutsya following kata: Pinan 1-5, Bassan-Dai (Passau) Bassan-se, Hodzyusiho (Useysi) Kosokun-dai (Kusyanku) Sotina, Tinto, Tinta, Niseysi (Nidzyusiho) Matsukadze, Unsu, Santin, Tensho, Saif, Seyentin, Seypay, Seysan, Suparimpey other, but only in style, there are 50 kata, more than any other. "
Next to Kiev branch of the Federation of Karate Shito-Ryu Gongadze