Goju-Ryu Kata

The Kata listed below are from the Goju-Ryu syllabus leading up to black belt, below each is a terse translation of their meaning. Please go to the syllabus page to see which Kata is required for each grade

Sanchin
Three battles

Gekisai Dai Ichi
Attack and smash 1

Shinsei
Pure heart

Saifa
Smash and tear to pieces

Seyunchin
Pull surpress and conquer (pulling battle)

Sanchin Dai Ni
Three battles twice

Jutte Jo Kata
Ten hand

Tensho
Turning palms

Rohai
White crane on rock

Sanseiru
36 Hands

Passai Dai
Small steel fortress