Shotokai Karate Kata & more
The following list includes the japanese pronunciation of the different kata in the Shotokai Programme, the Okinawan names are included between brackets. The translations correspond only to the japanese names.
KATA IN THE SHOTOKAI PROGRAMME
Ten no Kata: Kata of the Universe
Taikyoku (Kihon): First cause. (I-III) (kata video)
[Dai: Major; Sho: Minor version]
Nijushiho: 24 techniques/steps.
Ji’in: Named as a Saint of the same name.
Meikyo (Rohai): Mirror of the soul/Clean mirror/ Cleaning a mirror.
Sochin: Old man fighting/ preserve the peace.
Chinte: Incredible Hands.
Wankan (Okan): King’s Crown.
Unsu: Separating the Clouds.
Gojushiho: 54 techniques/steps.