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Kata Name Kanji Meaning
Anan 安南 Kata: Reference to the Annamese Mountains of Vietnam
Ananku 安南空 Kata: Light from the South - by Kyan Chotoku
Babulien 八步连 Kata: Chinese: Eight Consecutive Steps
Baduanjin 八段錦 Kata: Chinese: Eight Section Brocade
Chang'an 長安 Kata: Perpetual Peace (Yoshimura 1&2)
Chikan 地巻 Kata: Earth Scroll
Chinte 珍手 Kata: Strange Hands - Taught by Chinto
Chinto 鎮東 Kata: Town to the East - Nickname for Mr. Lao (Sailor)
Chuen Kuen 中閶 Kata: Chinese: Middle Gate
Ershiba 二十八 Kata: Chinese - 28 (Nepai in Japanese)
Gekiha 撃破 Kata: To Defeat (1/2) - Created by Toguchi Seikichi
Hakkaku 白鶴 Kata: White Crane (Kojo)
Hakko 白虎 Kata: White Tiger (Kojo)
Hakuryu 白龍 Kata: White Dragon (Kojo)
Hakutsuru 白鶴 White Crane (many variations with same name)
Heiku 黒虎 Kata: Black Tiger
Ji'in 慈音 Kata: Mercy - Taught by Chinto to Yamada
Jion 慈恩 Kata: Created by Yabu Kentsu named after a temple
Jutte 十手 Kata: 10 Hands - Cross Hands
Kuho 九步 (推) Kata: 9 Steps (9 Step Push)
Kukan 空巻 Kata: Sky Scroll
Kururunfa 久留頓破 Kata: To Pause then Suddenly Destroy
Kusanku 公相君 Named after shipwrecked official (see ufukun)
Naihanchi 内畔戦 Kata: Fighting on a slope. (Ch. Daipochin 逮坡戰)
Niseishi 二十四 Kata: 24 (jp. Nijushiho)
Ohan 大賨 Kata: Great Han (Chinese)
Pachu 巴球 Kata: Tomoe Ball
Paiho 白鶴 Kata: White Crane (Sho/Dai) from Gokenki
Paiku 白虎 Kata: White Tiger (Ryueiryu)
Passai 抜砦 Kata: Fortress (also seen as: 抜塞/豹獅)
Pechurin 百歩連 Kata: 100 continuous steps
Pinan 平安 Kata: Peaceful Mind (1-5 Series)
Rinkan 倫勘 Kata: Sincerity. Created by Nakasone Seiyu
Rohai 鷺牌 Kata: The Heron
Rouchin 柔矢 Kata: Chinese: Soft Arrow
Saifa 砕破 Kata: Crush and Destory / Originally Shifa (獅法)
Sanchin 三戦 Kata: Three Battles (other kanji: 参戦/三進/三戰/参心)
Sanseiru 三十六 Kata: Thirty Six (sometimes seen as 三十六手)
Seipai 十八 Kata: 18 (also seen as: 十八手)
Seisan 十三 Kata: Thirteen (sometimes seen as 十三手)
Seiyonchin 制引戦 Kata: Control in Battle (Original Mandarin: 随運勁)
Shisochin 四向戦 Kata: Battle in Four Directions
Sochin 叟戰 Kata: War (also seen as: 向戦/壯鎭/相戦)
Sunsu スンス Kata: Sun Nu Su - 塩の師 (Master of Salt)
Suparinpe 壱百零八 Kata: 108 (Religious meaning)
Tenkan 天巻 Kata: Heavenly Scroll
Tensho 転掌 Kata: Rotating Palms
Ufukun 大君 Kata: Great Lord (Older name for Kusanku)
Unshu 雲手 Kata: Cloud Hands
Useishi 五十四 Kata: 54 (jp. Gojushiho)
Wanshu 腕秀 Kata: Named after Wang Ji (汪楫), Excellent Wrist (sho/dai)
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