Translation: “Peaceful & Safe #2”
Movements in Kata: 26
Kiai Points: #11 (Nukite) & #26 (Age Uke)
Origin/Creator: Anko Itosu
Okinawan Name: Pinan Nidan
Heian Nidan plays on the embusen (performance line) learned in Heian Shodan by adding more difficult techniques, kicks, and multi-technique combinations. The bunkai (applications) are also much more complex.