1.Taikyoku Shodan
太極初段

Meaning: first cause

Counts: 20 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 8

Position of 2nd Kiai: 16

 

 

2.Heian Shodan
平安初段

Meaning: Peaceful mind, Level 1

Counts: 21 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 9

Position of 2nd Kiai: 17

 

 

3. Heian Nidan
平安二段

Meaning: Peaceful mind, Level 2

Counts: 26 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 11

Position of 2nd Kiai: 26

 

 

4. Heian Sandan
平安三段

Meaning: Peaceful mind, Level 3

Counts: 20 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 20

Position of 2nd Kiai: 20

 

 

5. Heian Yondan
平安四段

Meaning: Peaceful mind, Level 4

Counts: 27 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 13

Position of 2nd Kiai: 25

 

 

6. Heian Godan
平安五段

Meaning: Peaceful mind, Level 5

Counts: 23 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 12

Position of 2nd Kiai: 19

 

 

7. Tekki Shodan
鉄騎初段

Meaning: Peaceful mind, Level 5

Counts: 29 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 15

Position of 2nd Kiai: 29

 

 

8. Tekki Nidan
鉄騎二段

Meaning: Peaceful mind, Level 5

Counts: 24 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 16

Position of 2nd Kiai: 24

 

 

9. Tekki Sandan
鉄騎三段

Meaning: Iron horse or horse riding, Level 3

36 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 16

Position of 2nd Kiai: 36

 

 

10. Bassai Dai
披塞大

Meaning: To storm a fortress or castle, Big (dai)

Counts: 42 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 19

Position of 2nd Kiai: 42

 

 

11. Kanku Dai
観空大

Meaning: To look at or watch the sky, Big (dai)

Counts: 65 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 15

Position of 2nd Kiai: 65

 

 

12. Jion
慈陰

Meaning: Love and goodness, mercy, etc. Named after the Jion temple in China.

Counts: 47 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 17

Position of 2nd Kiai: 47

 

 

13. Empi
燕飛

Meaning: Flying swallow

Counts: 37 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 15

Position of 2nd Kiai: 36

 

 

14. Hangetsu
半月

Meaning: Half moon

Counts: 41 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 11

Position of 2nd Kiai: 40

 

 

15. Jitte
十手

Meaning: Ten hands

Counts: 24 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 13

Position of 2nd Kiai: 24

 

 

16.Gankaku
岩鶴

Meaning: Crane on rock

Counts: 42 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 28

Position of 2nd Kiai: 42

 

 

17. Sochin
壯鎭

Meaning: To maintain or preserve peace

Counts: 41 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 30

Position of 2nd Kiai: 41

 

 

18. Nijushiho
二十四步

Meaning: 24 steps

Counts: 34 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 18

Position of 2nd Kiai: 33

 

 

19. Gojushiho Sho
五十四歩小

Meaning: 54 steps, Small (sho)

Counts: 65 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 57

Position of 2nd Kiai: 64

 

 

20. Gojushiho Dai
五十四歩大

Meaning: 54 steps, Big (dai)

Counts: 67 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 59

Position of 2nd Kiai: 66

 

 

21. Bassai Sho
披塞小

Meaning: To storm a fortress or castle, Small (sho)

Counts: 27 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 17

Position of 2nd Kiai: 22

 

 

22. Kanku Sho
観空小

Meaning: To look at or watch the sky, Small (sho)

Counts: 48 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 6

Position of 2nd Kiai: 48

 

 

23. Wankan
王冠

Meaning: Emperor’s crown, king’s crown, etc.

Counts: 24 moves

Position of Kiai: 24

 

 

24. Meikyo
明渠

Meaning: Bright mirror, mirror of the soul, etc.

Counts: 33 moves

Position of Kiai: 32

 

 

25. Chinte
珍手

Meaning: Amazing or incredible hands

Counts: 33 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 28

Position of 2nd Kiai: 32

 

 

26. Unsu
雲手

Meaning: Cloud hands, hands in the cloud, etc.

Counts: 48 moves

Position of 1st Kiai: 36

Position of 2nd Kiai: 48