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We practice the 26 Shotokan Katas at the different level of training. The following list shows the Katas organized by group and or individual when apply.

          Kata Name

      English Translation

Movements

1. Heian Shodan

Peaceful Mind 1st level

21

2. Heian Nidan

Peaceful Mind 2nd level

26

3. Heian Sandan

Peaceful Mind 3rd level                     

20

4. Heian Yondan

Peaceful Mind 4th level                     

27

5. Heian Godan

Peaceful Mind 5th level                     

23




6. Tekki Shodan

Iron Horse 1st level

29

7. Tekki Nidan

Iron Horse 2nd level

24

8. Tekki Sandan

Iron Horse 3rd level

36




9. Bassai Dai

To Penetrate a Fortress-Major

42

10. Bassai Sho

To Penetrate a Fortress-Minor

27




11. Kanku Dai

To look at the Sky-Major

65

12. Kanku Sho

To look at the Sky- Minor

47




13. Goju Shi Ho Dai

54 step- Major

62

14. Goju Shi Ho Sho

54 step- Minor

65




15. Hangetsu

Half Moon

41

16. Empi

Flight of the Swallow

37

17. Jion

Named after the temple Jion-Ji

47

18. Ji'in                       

Named after the temple grounds of Jion-Ji

35

19. Jitte                       

Ten hands

24

20. Meikyo

Bright Mirror

33

21. Niju Shi Ho

24 steps

24

22. Wankan

Kings Crown

25

23. Gankaku

Crane Standing Upon a Rock

42

24. Sochin

Energetic Calm

40

25. Chinte

Incredible Hands

32

26. Unsu

Hands in the Clouds

48