KATA CURRICULUM

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ADULT GRADE KATA REQUIREMENTS

Below is the Order of Kata Presented to Taiani Sensei by Ichikawa Kensei in May of 1988.

Shodan Grade 初段
 Geki-Ha 撃破 – To Crush (From Ichikawa Sosui Kensei)
 Unshū 雲手 – Hand in the Clouds (From Aragaki Seishō Sensei)
 Sanchin San-Pō 三戦三歩 – Three Wars-Three Steps

Nidan Grade
二段
 Saifa 最破 – To Smash Into Pieces
 Sanchin Zen-Pō 三戦全歩 – Three Wars-All Steps
 Sanseirū 三十六 – Thirty Six

Sandan Grade 三段
  Niseishi 二十四 – Twenty Four (From Aragaki Seishō Sensei)
 Seinchin 征遠鎮 – To Pull Into Battle with a System
 Tenshō 転掌 – Turning Palms

Yondan Grade 四段
 Seipai 十八 – Eighteen
 Shisōchin 士壮鎮 – Fighting in Four Directions
 Seisan 十三 – Thirteen

Godan Grade 五段
 Kururunfā 来留破 – Holding Your Ground
 Supārinpei / Pechurin 一百〇八 – One Hundred Eight
 Tsuru-Te 鶴手 – Hand of the Crane (From Ichikawa Sosui Kensei - Included in Curriculum by Taiani Sensei in 2006)

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Additional Kata For Shihan

Sanchin Kō-Hō 三戦古代歩 – Three Wars-Ancient Steps
 Hakutsuru 白鶴 – White Crane (From Izumigawa Kanki Sensei)
 Tsuru-Sō 鶴素 – Principle of the Crane (From Taiani Choji Sensei)

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Classification of Kata

Fuku Kata (Preparatory Kata of Our System)
 Geki-ha 撃破 – To Crush (From Ichikawa Sosui Kensei)

Kihon Kata (Kata of Basics for Our System)
 Sanchin San-Pō 三戦三歩 – Three Wars-Three Steps
 Sanchin Zen-Pō 三戦全歩 – Three Wars-All Steps
 Tenshō 転掌 – Turning Palms

Kaishu Kata(Opening Kata of Our System)
 Unshū 雲手 – Hand in the Clouds (From Aragaki Seishō Sensei)
 Saifā 最破 – To Smash Into Pieces
 Sanseirū 三十六 – Thirty Six
 Niseishi 二十四 – Twenty Four (From Aragaki Seishō Sensei)
 Seinchin 征遠鎮 – To Pull Into A System
 Seipai 十八 – Eighteen
 Shisōchin 士壮鎮 – Fighting in Four Directions
 Seisan 十三 – Thirteen
 Kururunfā 来留破 – Holding Your Ground
 Supārinpei / Pechurin 一百〇八 – One Hundred Eight

Heishu / Okugi Kata (The Closing / Secret Kata of our System)
 Tsuru-Te 鶴手 – Hand of the Crane (From Ichikawa Sosui Kensei)

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