These written instructions and videos will help you learn Shotokan Karate Kata - Heian Yondan. This is one of the Shotokan katas for color belt (non-black belt) Karate students. These instructions will help you to prepare for your next Shotokan Karate belt test.
Turn left 90 degrees, and step forward left back stance, left upper level inside knife-hand block. Simultaneous right upper level knife-hand rising block. Arms form a rectangle with 90 degrees angles
Turn right 180 degrees pivoting on both feet to right back stance, right upper level inside knife-hand block. Simultaneous left upper level knife-hand rising block. Arms form a rectangle with 90 degrees angles
Turn left 90 degrees, pivoting on the right foot, step forward left front stance, downward x-block
Step forward right back stance, right middle augmented block
Bring left foot to right knee, bring right fist back into draw-hand by hip, bring left fist to rest on top of right fist. Simultaneously execute a upper level horizontal left back-fist strike with a left leg side snap kick
Turn left 90 degrees, pivoting on the right foot, step forward left front stance, right front elbow strike into left palm
Turn right 90 degrees, pivoting on left foot, bring right foot to left knee, bring left fist back into draw-hand by hip, bring right fist to rest on top of left fist. Simultaneously execute a upper level horizontal right back-fist strike with a right leg side snap kick
Turn right 90 degrees, pivoting on left foot, step forward right front stance Left front elbow strike into right palm
Feet in place, left downward knife-hand block, simultaneously bring right arm up to right upper level knife-hand rising block
Turn left 90 degrees, pivoting on both feet, left front stance, left rising knife-hand block, simultaneous right upper knife-hand strike
Left foot in place, right middle front snap-kick
Step forward, right cross stance, right vertical back-fist strike (chest level), yell Kiai
Turn left 225 degrees, pivoting on right foot, step forward left back stance (slowly), cross arms in front of upper chest, then middle reverse wedge block (closed fists)
Left foot in place, right middle front snap-kick
Step forward right front stance, middle combination punch (right lunge punch, then left reverse punch)
Turn right 90 degrees, pivoting on left foot, right back stance (slowly), cross arms in front of upper chest, then middle reverse wedge block (closed fists)
Right foot in place, left middle front snap-kick
Step forward left front stance, middle combination punch (left lunge punch, then right reverse punch)
Turn left 45 degrees, pivoting on right foot, left back stance, left middle augmented block
Step forward, right back stance, right middle augmented block
Step forward, left back stance, left middle augmented block
Shift weight forward, left modified front stance (no side distance), reach forward with both hands to grasp sides of opponents head, then right rising knee strike, simultaneously bring closed fists down to sides of kicking knee, yell Kiai
Turn 180 degrees left, pivoting on left foot, step back into left back stance, left middle knife-hand block
Step forward right back stance, right middle knife-hand block
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