The first five katas are called heian katas which means peaceful level. After the name appears the number of the kata.
This kata introduces the basic stances zenkutsu-dachi and kokutsu-dachi, with the blocks gedan barai..
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Heian Nidan, the second of the Heian Kata series is a very popular kata among new students. This kat..
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This kata introduces many new techniques, the most complex being the disengage of the arm followed b..
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Heian Yondan, the fourth in the series is a very popular kata. More than any of the earlier Heian Ka..
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Heian Godan is a very visually exciting kata. Being the most athletic of the Heian series, this kata..
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