Instructions for Shotokan Kata Taikyoku Nidan (Kihon Kata)

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Instructions for Shotokan Kata Taikyoku Nidan (Kihon Kata)

This page provides videos and instructions for Shotokan Karate kata "Taikyoku Nidan". These tools will help you prepare for your next belt test. Written step-by-step instructions for this kihon kata are at the bottom of the page.

The instructions for Taikyoku Nidan are very similar to Taikyoku Shodan. However, Nidan uses high punches versus middle punches in Shodan. This introductory kata is used by some Shotokan schools as a tool for white belts. Taikyoku Nidan is also known as one of the kihon kata. To master Shotokan Karate katas, you will have to learn basic Shotokan stances, Karate kicks, Karate blocks, Karate punches, etc.

For other Shotokan katas, please visit the main Shotokan Karate Katas page.

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Video of Shotokan Kata - Taikyoku Nidan

Written Instructions for Shotokan Kata - Taikyoku Nidan

  • Ready stance
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left front stance, left low (downward) block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right high punch
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right front stance, right low (downward) block
  • Step forward, left front stance, left high punch
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left front stance, left low (downward) block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right high punch
  • Step forward, left front stance, left high punch
  • Step forward, right front stance, right high punch, yell Kiai
  • Turn left 270 degrees, left front stance, left low (downward) block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right high punch
  • Turn 180 degrees, right front stance, right low (downward) block
  • Step forward, left front stance, left high punch
  • Turn left 90 degrees, left front stance, left low (downward) block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right high punch
  • Step forward, left front stance, left high punch
  • Step forward, right front stance, right high punch, yell Kiai
  • Turn left 270 degrees, left front stance, left low (downward) block
  • Step forward, right front stance, right high punch
  • Turn right 180 degrees, right front stance, right low (downward) block
  • Step forward, left front stance, left high punch
  • Return to ready stance





References

  1. Written instructions for Shotokan Kata Taikyoku Nidan are courtesy of Black Belt Wiki, Added - 12/10/13


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