To destroy with ancient mantis techniques. Taught to Kanryo Higaonna by Ryoryu Ko from China. Its origins are unknown.

"Kururunfa" is derived from the Chinese characters for "easy," "lazy," and "separate." The kata is characterized by relaxed, natural movements and techniques that are executed in a smooth, flowing manner. It is typically taught to intermediate or advanced students who have already mastered the basics of Goju-ryu karate and have a strong foundation in the martial art.