KATA

For our purposes, "kata" means "the way that something is done". Thus our warm up and exercise sets, basics sets and forms are all designated as kata. You are not required to learn the kata on this list, rather, these kata are available for you to learn.

WARM UP/EXERCISE SETS

Breathing/Opening

Head to Toe Warm-up

Temple Exercises

Strength Set

Yoga Exercises

"SHORT" KATA

Front Stance, Back Stance, Cat Stance, Square Stance

Block and Counters (Rising, Inside Forearm, Down,

Outside Forearm Stepping In, Outside Forearm Stepping Back

Front Kick, Side Kick, Round (cut) Kick

Go-ho Ate

Go-ho Geri

Liveside, Deadside, Inside, Outside

Un-do

"LONG" KATA

I-hon

Chonan

Chonan Shodan

Chonan Shodan (slower)

Pinan I II III IV V

Pinan I II III IV V

Naihanchi

Bassai Dai

Bassai Dai

Sanchin

Taikyoku Stick

Bo

Sai

Nunchaku

Cane