SHORIN RYU KARATE KATA

KATA

TRANSLATION

FOUNDER

Fyu Kyu Kata Ichi

Developing a strong foundation

Shoshin Nagamine

Fyu Kyu Kata Ni

Developing a strong foundation

Chosin Chibana

Fyu Kyu Kata San

Developing a strong foundation

Ansei Ushiro

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

Jion

Buddist / sound temple

Taught by Itosu

Gojushiho

54 steps

Chinese in origin

Kusanku

Chinese Military Attache

Sakugawa

Rohai

Vision of a white heron

Itosu (from original form)