Heian Yondan 平安四段

Overview

Translation:  “Peaceful & Safe #4”
Movements in Kata:  27
Kiai Points: #13 (vertical backfist) & #25 (knee strike)
Origin/Creator:  Anko Itosu
Okinawan Name:  Pinan Yondan

This kata’s signature kick-strike combinations are a exciting challenge to perform with speed and power.  It’s slow movements are also a unique challenge for students at this level to perform with proper form.

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