Training Videos


Translation:  “King’s Crown”
Movements in Kata:  24
Kiai Point:  #24 (yama zuki)
Origin/Creator:  Sokon Matsumura
Okinawan Name: n/a

Wankan is the shortest kata in Shotokan. It is rarely performed or seen in tournaments due to its short length and lack of advanced techniques and combinations.

Learn More

 Diagram of Techniques

 Take a Quiz on this Kata

 Download a Dojo Poster (8.5×11)

 Download a Dojo Poster (11×17)