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.