Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Legends #18. Eihachi Ota: Shorin Ryu. Eihachi Ota was born and raised in Okinawa and began study of his ancestral art at an early age. In this video you will be able to see and learn both his empty hand and weapons kata from this true master of the art who believes strongly in the propagation of his native karate and kobudo. You will also see and learn the kata of his own creation with the kama dedicated to his teacher. Master Ota is one of the true masters of Shorin Ryu Karate. He is in demand all over the continent to teach and instruct his Shorin Ryu Karate art. Approx. 28 minutes. RS-0624.