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OKD Required Kata/And Order of Ranks

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Japanese Kata and Okinawan Kata of Shotokan Karate-Do
(Master Funakoshi renamed most of the advance Kata that had Okinawan names to better suit the culture of people that he was training.)

(First cause)( There are 8 First cause forms  listed are only 4
Taikyoku(For basic fundamentals and Direction)
Taikyoku Shodan
Taikyoku Nidan
Taikyoku Sandan
 
Peaceful Mind
Heian Shodan
Heian Nidan
Heian Sandan
Heian Yodan
Heian Godan
 
Iron Knight
Tekki Shodan
Tekki Nidan
Tekki Sandan
 
To Breach a Fortress/To Thrust Asunder/To Penetrate a Fortress(There is no mention of any other tern for this Kata)
Bassai Dai
Bassai Sho (Lesser of the Two Forms) more advance Kata
 
To Look at The Sky/To View The Sky
Kanku Dai
Kanku Sho (Lesser) more advance Kata
 
Flying Swallow
Empi
 
Temple Sound
Jion
 
Crescent Moon
Hangetsu
 
Okinawan Kata(Optional Forms)
Temple Sound
Ginn
 
Fighting To the East/Crane Standing on a Rock
Gankaku
 
The Grand Prize
Sochin
 
Neiseishi or Twenty Four Steps
Nijushiho
 
Useishi/The Phoenix/or Fifty Four Steps
Gojushiho-Sho
Goju-shiho Dai
 
Cloud hands/Hands In the Clouds
Unsu
 
Temple Hands/or Ten Hands
Jitte
 
Matsukaze The King's Crown/or Pine Tree Wind
Wankan
 
Rohai /or Vision of a White Heron
Meikyo
 
Chinto/Chintei
 
This just a reference list to pick from
 
Some off the Traditional Weapons Kata are listed Below, in there order are Bo,Sai,Tunfa,Kama,Eku,Nunchaku.
For The Bo there are 52 known okinawan/Japanese forms(Kata)
 
Chatan yara no kun
Chikin bo
Chikin no kun (Tsuken no kon)
Chikin Shinakachi no kun - Dai
Chikin Shinakachi no kun - -Sho (Tsuken sunakake no kun)
Chikin ufukun
Chinen Shikiyanaka no kun
Choun no kun, Dai, and Sho
Donyu kun Ichi, and Ni
Hantagwa kora bo
Hasso no kun
Katin no kun
Kongo no kun
kubo no kun
Manna bo
Nidan no kun
Rufa no Kun Ryubi no kun
Ryuryu no kun
Sakagawa no kun, Dai, and Sho
Sandan no kun
Shihogiri
Shiiku no kun(Sesoko,no kun)
Shiishi no kun (Soeishi no kun)(Sho and Dai)
Shinbaru no kun
Shirataru no kun (Shirotaru no kun) Dai, and Sho
Shodan no kun
Shokyu no kun
Shoshi no kun
Shukumine no kun
Sueyoshi no kun Sho, and Dai
Sukun no kun
Suuji no kun (Shushi no kon)Sho, and Dai
Tenryu no kun
Tokumine no kun sho, and Dai
Uehara no kun
Ufugushiku no kun(Oshiro no kon)
Ufutun bo
Urashii no kun(Urasoe no kon)
Yonegawa no kun Hidari bo)
 
Sai (double-sai only) about 20 forms
 
Arakaki no sai
Chatan yara no sai
chikin shitahaku no sai
hamahiga no sai
Hantagawa koraguwa no sai
Ishikawaguwa no sai
Jigen no sai
Kishaba no sai sho, and Dai Kiyan no sai
Kugushiku no sai(Kojo no sai)
Kuniyoshi no sai ichi, Ni, and San
Matsumura no sai
Matsuhiga no sai
Nicho sai
Sakugawa no sai
Sanch Sai
Shimabuku no sai Ichi, and Ni
Shinbaru no sai
Shisshiryu no sai(Kudoka no sai
Soken no sai
Tawada no sai
Tokuyama no sai
Ufuchiku no sai
Yakaa no sai
 
Tonfa/Tunfa about 16 forms
 
Chiefa no Tonfa
Chisi no kuba tonfa
Hamahiga no Tonfa
Kina no Tonfa
Matayoshi no Tonfa ichi, Ni, San
Matsuhiga no Tonfa
Nakazato no Tonfa
Renshin no Tonfa
 Taira no Tonfa
Yakaa no Tonfa
Yaragua no Tonfa
 
Kama no Te (Double Kama only) about 13 forms
 
Gushikawa tairaguwa no kama ichi, Ni( Matayoshi or Kobu nichogama)
Hamahiga no kama
Kanegawa Shi and Dai no Kama
Kina no kama
Kishaba no Kama
Kuzushisho no kama
Ryuei no kama 9Kama no ho)
Sanabe no kama
Soken no kama
Toyama no kma (Tozan no kma
 
EKU about 11 forms
 Akahachi no ekudi
Chikin akanchu no ekudi (Tsuken akanchu no eku
Chikin ni ekudi(Tsuken no eku)
Chikin shinakachi no ekudi
Eku no ho
Maatsumura no ekudi
Naha no ekudi
Shinakachi no ekudi(Sunakae no eku)
Tumai no ekudi SHo and Dai
Yabiku nago no ekudi
 
Nunchaku (Single only)
Gushiku no nunchaku Sho and Dai
Taira no nunchaku
 
Iado is not listed  as of yet.
 

                                               RANK
Kyu: A rank designation for under black belt
Dan: Degree- A rank designation for the first to Tenth degree black belt.
Shodan-Ho: Students(children) not yet 16 yrs of age to qualify for 1st degree black belt/or dan ranking
Mudansha: One without a degree- A student not yet a black belt
Yudansa: A black belt holder- A title designating the rank of first to tenth degree black belt.
                                             POSITION
Deshi: Disciple or trainee - A student regardless of rank
Kohai: Junior- A beginning/or underbelt student, not yet black belt.
Sempai: Senior- A title given to brown belts if no black belt are present.
Sensei: Teacher or Instructor - A black belt qualified to teach who has reached the level of 2nd or 3rd degree black belt
Shihan: Master Teacher -Instructor of very high rank, sixth degree or above. A teacher of Sensei 1st to 5th dan(degree)black Belt
           
          Titles not known or used(Not all of them are receive)
 
Tashi: Expert - fourth,or fifth degree black belt
Renshi: Polished expert -  sixth degree black belt.
Kyoshi: Expert Instructor - A  seventh degree black belt.
Hanshi: Master - A respected master of eighth to tenth degree black belt.
(Primarily the only belt of color above black  belt is deeper dark red belt which is designated for the coveted 10th Degree given mostly to those reaching the age of 65 years or 70 plus years of age. 
                                             HONORS
O'Sensei: Great Instructor _ Highest master within a system
Kacho: Master of the House - Senior master of a system.
Meijin: Expert - One who has mastered an art beyond the boundaries of physical prowness.
Menkyo-Kaiden: A certificate of full proficiency in a Okinawan/Japanese martial art.
                          
                                                                                        

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