SHORIN RYU KARATE KATA

KATA

TRANSLATION

FOUNDER

Fukyu Gata Ichi

Developing a strong foundation

Shoshin Nagamine

Wansu

Chinese Military Attache

Peichin Maeda

Pinan Shodan

Peaceful mind

Bushi Matsumura

Pinan Nidan

Peaceful mind

Bushi Matsumura

Naihanchi Shodan

Iron horse

Taught by Sakugawa

Pinan Sandan

Peaceful mind

Ankoh Itosu

Naihanchi Nidan

Iron horse

Taught by Sakugawa

Ananku

Light / peace from the south

From Taiwan by Kiyan

Naihanchi Sandan

Iron horse

Taught by Sakugawa

Pinan Yondan

Peaceful mind

Ankoh Itosu

Seisan

Thirteen hands

Taught by Sakugawa

Passai Sho

To breach a fortress

Ankoh Itosu

Pinan Godan

Peaceful mind

Ankoh Itosu

Passai Dai

To breach a fortress

Bushi Matsumura

Chinto

Fighting to the east

Bushi Matsumura

Gojushiho

54 steps

Chinese in origin

Kusanku

Chinese Military Attache

Sakugawa

Rohai

Vision of a white crane

Itosu (from original form)