Heian Godan 平安五段


Translation:  “Peaceful & Safe #5”
Movements in Kata:  23
Kiai Points:  #12 (Oi Zuki) & #19 (X-Block after Jump)
Origin/Creator:  Anko Itosu
Okinawan Name:  Pinan Godan

This aggressive kata is ideal for intermediate-level students who have learned the basics and are ready for a kata with difficult moves, powerful body dynamics, and the first introduction of a jump into the kata.