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.