Tekki Nidan

 

Tekki Nidan (Naihanchi)

Iron Horse (Knight), Second Level

Kata History

Originally called Naihanchi by it's creator, Master Itosu, it was renamed by Master Funakoshi. The Kata is performed horizontally (a single line Embusen) for fighting on watercraft, such as Chinese boats (Junks).

The Moves

 

The Kata exercises the following moves and stances, in sequence, and takes around XX seconds to complete at high speed:

 

Count

Move

Stance

 

 

Rei

Msubi Dachi

 

Yoi

Uchi Hachiji Dachi

1

Ryo Hiji Harai Age

Kosa Dachi

2

Sokumen Uke Doji Fumikomi

Kiba Dachi

3

Gedan Soto Ude Uke

Kosa Dachi

4

Sokumen Gedan Uchi Ude Uke

Kiba Dachi

5

Ryo Hiji Harai Age

Heisoku Dachi

6

Sokumen Uke Doji Fumikomi

Kiba Dachi

7

Gedan Soto Ude Uke

Kosa Dachi

8

Sokumen Gedan Uchi Ude Uke

Kiba Dachi

9

Koshi Gamae

Kiba Dachi

10

Sokumen Uke

Kiba Dachi

11

Mae Empi Doji Fumikomi

Kiba Dachi

12

Migi Tate Shuto Uke

Kiba Dachi

13

Hidari Kage Zuki

Kiba Dachi

14

Yoko Sashi Ashi

Raising right leg

15

Hidari Uchi Uke Doji Fumikomi

Kiba Dachi

16

Migi Jodan Nagashi Uke

Kiba Dachi

17

Migi Jodan Ura Zuki "KIAI"

Kiba Dachi

18

Koshi Gamae

Kiba Dachi

19

Sokumen Uke

Kiba Dachi

20

Raising Right Leg

 

21

Mae Empi Doji Fumikomi

Kiba Dachi

22

Hidari Tate Shuto Uke

Kiba Dachi

23

Migi Kage Zuki

Kiba

24

Raising Left Leg

 

25

Migi Uchi Uke Doji Fumikomi

Kiba Dachi

26

Hidari Jodan Nagashi Uke

Kiba Dachi

27

Hidari Jodan Ura Zuki "KIAI"

Kiba Dachi

28

Yame

Rei