The continuity of modern Goju-ryu with respect to its katas (forms) and the historical sources has never been established. Therefore, the authors employed a statistical technique to examine the relationship between the classical katas of modern Goju-ryu. The results were insightful and suggest the possible origins of Goju-ryu katas.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 16 No. 4 (2007): 8 pages.