Kata is a systematically organized series of defensive and offensive techniques performed in a sequence against one or more imaginary opponents. Katas teach speed, balance, rhythm, coordination, and basic techniques.


Yellow Belt (9th kyu) - Basic 1, 2, & 3

Gold Belt (8th kyu) - Bo Iche
Orange Belt (7th kyu) - Pinan Nidan
Blue Belt (6th kyu) - Seisan
Purple Belt (5th kyu) - Shodan Sai
Green Belt (4th kyu) - Naihanchi & Cebu Sho
Red Belt (3th kyu) - Neko San
Brown Belt (2nd kyu) - Wan Su
Brown Belt w/Black Stripe (1st kyu) - Edo Sai Sandan & Takahashi Sandan
Shodan (1st Dan) - Sanchin
Nidan (2nd Dan) - Go Dai Go
Sandan (3rd Dan) - Takahashi Yondan

Select Student Resources (password required) for Katas and Belt Requirements

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