Kata

1. A pattern, model, prearranged set, form, or routine. A prearranged set of movements used to teach a student how to perform a technique.
2. Shape or the style of a form.
3. Shoulder or shoulder area of the upper back.
4. Single or one of a pair.

Pronounced: kah-tah

Pages tagged with Kata:

  • Ananku: Light/Peace/Safety from the South. A Shorin Ryu kata.
  • Anso No Kata: The meditation form. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Bassai Dai: To Penetrate or Storm a Fortress, major version. A Shotokan kata. ...
  • Bassai Sho: To Penetrate or Storm a Fortress, minor version. A Shotokan kata.
  • Chinte: Unusual hand (kata). It is an Okinawan karate form.
  • Chinto: + Redirect to Gankaku - Redirect to Gankaku Crane on a Rock (form)....
  • Empi Kata: The flight of the swallow pattern. A Shotokan kata, also called Enpi. ...
  • Gankaku: Crane on a Rock (form). A Shotokan Kata, still known by its original...
  • Gata: + Redirect to Kata - Redirect to Kata 1. A pattern, model,...
  • Gekisai Dai Ichi: A Goju Kata, meaning either First Major Attack and Smash, or First...
  • Gekisai Dai Ni: A Goju Kata, meaning either Second Major Attack and Smash, or Second...
  • Go No Kata: The Hard Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Goju Shiho Dai: 54 steps/techniques, major version. It is a Shotokan kata.
  • Goju Shiho Sho: 54 steps/techniques (minor version). It is a Shotokan kata. Videos...
  • Gosoku Godan Kata: Hard Fast, Fifth Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Gosoku Kata: Hard Fast Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata. Free Videos
  • Gosoku Ryu Kata: Pages tagged with GoSoku Kata:
  • Gosoku Yodan: Hard Fast, Fourth Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Hangetsu Kata: Half or Crescrent Moon Form. A Shotokan kata. FoldUnfold Table of...
  • Heian Godan: Peaceful Mind, Fifth Level. A Shotokan Kata. FoldUnfold Table of...
  • Heian Nidan: Peaceful Mind, Second Level . A Shotokan kata. FoldUnfold Table of...
  • Heian Sandan: Peaceful Mind, Third Level. A Shotokan Kata. Videos Free Videos ...
  • Heian Shodan: Peaceful Mind, First Level. A Shotokan Kata. FoldUnfold Table of...
  • Heian Yondan: Peaceful Mind, Fourth Level. A Shotokan Kata. FoldUnfold Table of...
  • Ichi No Kata: Number One Pattern. A Gosoku Ryu kata, not to be confused with Kihon...
  • Jiin: Temple Ground (form). A Shotokan Kata, more properly called Ji'in. ...
  • Ji'in: + Redirect to Jiin - Redirect to Jiin Temple Ground (form). A...
  • Jion: Gentle Kindness, or Temple Sound. It was the name of a Buddhist...
  • Jitte: 1. 10 Hands, or Temple Hand (Form). It is a Shotokan kata. 2. A...
  • Juroku: 36 (kata).
  • Jutte: + Redirect to Jitte - Redirect to Jitte 1. 10 Hands, or Temple Hand...
  • Kanku Dai: Viewing the Sky, Major Version (kata). A Shotokan kata. The Okinawan...
  • Kanku Sho: Viewing the Sky, Minor Version. It is a Shotokan kata. The Okinawan...
  • Kata: 1. A pattern, model, prearranged set, form, or routine. A prearranged...
  • Kata Bunkai: The study of the practical application of techniques found in kata. It...
  • Keri Kata: Kicking Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Go No Kata: Fundamental Number Five Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Hachi No Kata: Fundamental Number Eight Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ichi No Kata: Fundamental Number One Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata, not to be confused...
  • Kihon Ju Go No Kata: Fundamental Number Fifteen Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ju Ichi No Kata: Fundamental Number Eleven Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ju Itchi No Kata: Fundamental Number Eleven Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ju Ni No Kata: Fundamental Number Twelve Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ju No Kata: Fundamental Number Ten Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ju Roku No Kata: Fundamental Number Sixteen Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ju San No Kata: Fundamental Number Thirteen Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ju Yon No Kata: Fundamental Number Fourteen Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ku No Kata: Fundamental Number Nine Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Ni No Kata: Fundamental Number Two Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Roku No Kata: Fundamental Number Six Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon San No Kata: Fundamental Number Three Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Shichi No Kata: Fundamental Number Seven Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kihon Yon No Kata: Fundamental Number Four Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kime Ni No Kata: The Second Focus Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata that is a simplified...
  • Kime No Kata: The Focus Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Kururunfa: Forever stops tearing, or holding ground. It is a Goju kata.
  • Meikyo: Bright (or polished) mirror (kata). The name refers to the opening...
  • Ni No Kata: The Second Pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata. Not to be confused with Kihon...
  • Nijushiho: 24 Steps (kata).
  • Ri Qu: A GoSoku Ryu kata. Also spelt Ri Kyu.
  • Riden: A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Rohai Shodan: Vision of the Crane, first level (kata).
  • Saifa: To Smash and Tear. A classical combative Goju kata. It is likely...
  • San Tchin: A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Sanchin Kata: Three Conflicts/Battles , or Forging the Mind . A Goju kata that...
  • Seipai: 18 . It is a Goju kata. Also spelt Sepai.
  • Seisan: 13 Hands form. It is a Goju kata, also called Seishan - one of the...
  • Seiunchin: Attack, conquer, suppress; also referred to as to control and pull...
  • Shorin Ryu Kata: Pages tagged with Shorin Ryu Kata:
  • Shotokan Kata: Pages tagged with Shotokan Kata:
  • Sochin: Vigourous suppression, deeply rooted, or preserve peace. It is a...
  • Suparinpei: 108 Hands. The longest Goju kata and is regarded as the most advanced....
  • Tachi Kata: Stance pattern. A GoSoku Ryu kata that sequentially goes through the...
  • Taikyoku Nidan: First Cause, Second Level . Identical to Taikyoku Shodan, but with...
  • Taikyoku Sandan: First Cause, Third Level . Introduces Kokutsu Dachi and Uchi Uke,...
  • Taikyoku Shodan: First Cause, First Level. This is a Shotokan Kata, but also common in...
  • Tamasi: Spirit or Soul Pattern. Also spelt Tamashi. A GoSoku Ryu kata.
  • Tekki Nidan: Iron Horse (Inner Step/Rooted to the Ground), Second Level. Videos...
  • Tekki Sandan: Iron Horse (Inner Step/Rooted to the Ground), Third Level.
  • Tekki Shodan: Iron Horse, First Level1. A Shotokan Kata. Videos Free Videos ...
  • Tensho: Rolling or fluid hand (kata).
  • Uke No Kata: The Blocking Pattern. A GoSoku_Ryu kata using a embusen similar to...
  • Unsu: Hands of a Cloud. It is a Shotokan kata. Videos Free Videos
  • Wankan: King's Crown. A Shotokan kata, also an Okinawan karate routine. Wankan...
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