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Kata System
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#
American Kata Name
Okinawa Kata Name
Japanese Kata Name
Meaning
Belt Rank
1
H Kata 1
Taikyoku Ichi
White
2
H Kata 2
Taikyoku Ni
Yellow
3
H Kata 3
Taikyoku San
Yellow
4
H Kata 4
Geiki Sai
Green
5
Pinan 1
Heian Shodan

Green

6
Pinan 2
Heian Nidan
Green
7
Pinan 3
Heian Sandan
Green
8
Pinan 4
Heian Yodan
Brown
9
Pinan 5
Heian Godan
Brown
10
Saifa
Saifa
Brown
11
Naihanchi 1
Tekki Shodan

Purple

12
Naihanchi 2
Tekki Nidan
Purple
13
Naihanchi 3
Tekki Sandan
Purple
14
Ananku
Ananku
Blackbelt 1st Dan
15
Jinn
Jinn
Blackbelt 1st Dan
16
Jion
Jion
Blackbelt 2nd Dan
17
Jette
Jette
Blackbelt 3rd Dan
18
Wankan
Matsukase
Blackbelt 4th Dan
19
Rohai
Rohai
Meikyo
Blackbelt 5th Dan
20
Wanhu
Wanshu
Empi
Blackbelt 6th Dan
21
Chinte
Chinte
Chinte
Blackbelt 6th Dan
22
Seisan
Seisan
Hangetsu
Blackbelt 7th Dan
23
Annan
Annan
Annan
Blackbelt 7th Dan
24
Passai Dai
Passai Dai
Bassai Dai
Blackbelt 8th Dan
25
Passai Dai
Passai Sho
Bassai Dai
Blackbelt 8th Dan
26
Chinto
Chinto
Gankaku
Blackbelt 9th Dan
27
Kusanku Dai
Kusanku Dai
Kusanku Sho
Kanku Dai
Blackbelt 9th Dan
28
Kusanku Sho
Kusanku Sho
Kanku Sho
Blackbelt 9th Dan
29
Useishi
Useishi
Goshiho
Blackbelt 10th Dan
30
Hakutsuru
Hakutsuru
Hakutsuru
Blackbelt 10th Dan