Heian Nidan, the second Heian kata, has 26 movements and the embusen is almost I-shaped. Half of the kata is performed in kokutsu-dachi (back stance). Sensei Naka en Mexico, julio (Ejemplos Heian Nidan) *video publicado con fines educacionales / video posted for educational purposes. Original. As previously mentioned Heian Nidan was originally taught by the Okinawan’s as the first kata in the Pinanseries, but Gichin Funakoshi Sensei, the “Founder of.

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Some stances focus more on mobility than stability, and vice versa. The kata consists of kicks, punches, sweeps, strikes and blocks. In martial arts, blocking is the act of stopping or deflecting an opponent’s attack for the purpose of preventing injurious contact with the body.

When Gichin Funakoshi brought karate to Niidan, he renamed the kata to Heian, which is translated as “peaceful and calm”. Karate has many different stances, each used to create power, flexibility and movement.


The practice and mastery of kihon is essential to all advanced training. These kata serve as the foundation to many of the advanced kata within Karate, as many of the techniques contained in these kata are contained in the higher grade katas as well, especially Kusanku. Kata originally were teaching and training methods by which successful combat techniques were preserved and nian on.

Body movement in various kata includes stepping, twisting, turning, dropping to the ground, and jumping. By practicing in a repetitive manner the learner develops the ability to execute those techniques and movements in a natural, reflex-like manner.

Shotokan Kata 2 – Heian Nidan

The fundamental techniques that are taught and practiced as the foundation. Karate is divided into style organizations. The Pinans are taught to various beginner ranks according to their difficulty.

Blocks uke-waza In martial arts, blocking is the act of stopping or deflecting an opponent’s attack for the purpose of preventing injurious contact with the body. Kumite is the part of karate in which a person trains against an adversary, using the techniques learned from the kihon and kata. Related Information on Kata. The Pinan kata originated in Okinawa and were adapted by Anko Itosu from older kata such as Kusanku and Channan into forms suitable for teaching karate to young students.


Musashi, as he was often simply known, became renowned through stories of his excellent, and unique double bladed swordsmanship and undefeated record in his 60 duels. Kata is often described as a set sequence of karate moves organized into a pre-arranged fight against imaginary opponents.

Heian Nidan (Shotokan) – Karate Do

These organizations heizn cooperate in non-style specific sport karate organizations or federations. The basic goal of kata is to preserve and transmit proven techniques and to practice self-defence.

Tang Soo Do Korean Karate systems also practice these nnidan they are termed, “Pyong-an” or “Pyung Ahn”, which is a Korean pronunciation of the term “pin-an”.