International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu Kata – Heian Shodan

International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu Kata – Heian Shodan

This page provides details on the International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu Kata – Heian Shodan. If you have a question regarding a particular movement, please check with your instructor as katas can vary between different Shito-Ryu schools and organizations.

Written instructions are listed below the kata video.

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Video of International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu Kata – Heian Shodan

Written Kata Instructions

  • Musubi dachi
  • Heiko dachi
  • Turning 90 degrees left neko ashi dachi left hand soto uke, right hand block even with right ear
  • Right hand and left switch places – right hand gedan ude uke, left hand block even with right ear
  • Turning 90 degrees right heiko dachi left hand yoko tettsui
  • Turning 90 degrees right neko ashi dachi right hand soto uke, left hand block even with left ear
  • Left hand and right switch places – left hand gedan ude uke, right hand block even with left ear
  • Turning 90 degrees left heiko dachi right hand yoko tettsui
  • Turning 180 degrees right right foot forward neko ashi dachi, right hand soto uke, right foot mae geri
  • Pivot 180 degrees left and land in left foot forward neko ashi dachi, left hand shuto uke
  • Stepping forward right foot forward neko ashi dachi, right hand shuto uke
  • Stepping forward left foot forward neko ashi dachi, left hand shuto uke
  • Stepping forward right foot forward zenkutsu dachi, right hand spear hand thrust, KIAI
  • Turning 225 degrees left, left foot forward neko ashi dachi, left hand shuto uke
  • Stepping forward with right foot, right foot forward neko ashi dachi, right hand shuto uke
  • Turning 90 degrees right, right foot forward neko ashi dachi, right hand shuto uke
  • Stepping forward with left foot, left foot forward neko ashi dachi, left hand shuto uke
  • Turning 45 degrees left, stepping forward with left foot zenkutsu dachi, right hand soto uke
  • Right side mae geri landing with right foot forward zenkutsu dachi, left hand gyaku zuki, left hand soto uke
  • Left side mae geri landing with left foot forward zenkutsu dachi, right hand gyaku zuki
  • Stepping forward with right foot zenkutsu dachi, right hand morote soto uke
  • Turning 225 degrees left zenkutsu dachi gedan barai
  • Stepping forward right zenkutsu dachi age uke
  • Turning 90 degrees right zenkutsu dachi gedan barai
  • Stepping forward left zenkutsu dachi age uke KIAI
  • Stepping backward 45 degrees with left foot, turning 45 degrees left hekio dachi
  • Musubi dachi
  • Rei

References

  1. International Hayashi-ha Shito-ryu Karate-do Federation, Our Katas, http://www.internationalshitoryu.com/aboutus/our-katas/, Added – 05/05/14
  2. Kata instructions provided courtesy of Cacabelos, http://cacabelos.us/WSKOkatas.html, Copyright © Cacabelos 2003 All Rights Reserved. No part of this information may be reproduced without Cacabelos ‘s express consent. Added – 06/01/14

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