International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu Kata – Heian Yondan

International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu Kata – Heian Yondan

This page provides details on the International Hayashi-Ha Shito-Ryu Kata – Heian Yondan. 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 Yondan

Written Kata Instructions

  • Musubi dachi
  • Heiko dachi
  • Pivoting 90 degrees left, neko ashi dachi left hand shuto uke, right hand open hand rising block level with right ear
  • Pivoting 180 degrees right, neko ashi dachi right hand shuto uke, left hand open hand rising block level with left ear
  • Turning 90 degrees left stepping forward with left foot zenkutsu dachi gedan juji uke
  • Stepping forward with right foot neko ashi dachi right hand morote soto uke Left foot steps forward to heisoku dachi and fists rest on right hip
  • Left hand yoko tetsui, left maegeri landing in left foot forward zenkutsu dachi right elbow strike to left palm
  • Right foot slides to the left heisoku dachi and fists rest on left hip
  • Right hand yoko tetsui, right maegeri landing in right foot forward zenkutsu dachi left elbow strike to right palm
  • Pivoting to left foot forward zenkutsu dachi left hand open hand rising block level with forehead and right hand open shuto strike level with forehead
  • Stepping forward right mae geri landing in hooked stance right uraken KIAI
  • Pivoting 225 degrees to left neko ashi dachi left hand soto uke
  • Stepping forward right mae geri, right hand chudan zuki, left hand gyaku zuki
  • Pivoting 90 degrees to right neko ashi dachi, right hand soto uke
  • Stepping forward left mae geri, left hand chudan zuki, right hand gyaku zuki
  • Pivoting 45 degrees to left stepping forward left neko ashi dachi left hand morote soto uke
  • Stepping forward with right foot neko ashi dachi right hand morote soto uke
  • Stepping forward with left foot neko ashi dachi left hand morote soto uke
  • Both hands open, reaching up and pulling down slapping against right knee strike KIAI
  • Pivoting 225 degrees to left neko ashi dachi left hand shuto uke
  • Stepping to right with right foot landing in right neko ashi dachi right hand shuto uke
  • Heiko 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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