Taikyoku Sandan

The third kata in the Taikyoku series, Taikyoku Sandan in particular is used to introduce the beginner for the first time to a new hand technique, chudan-uchi-uke (inside outward block), and to a new basic stance, kokutsu-dachi (back stance), while at the same time maintaining the jodan-oi-zuki (upper level lunge punch), gedan-barai (lower level down block) and zenkutsu-dachi (front stance) found in the previous two katas.

Taikyoku Sandan - Intro:


Taikyoku Sandan - Full Kata:


Taikyoku Sandan - Watch in slow motion:


Other Kata

Taikyoku Shodan

Heian Shodan

Heian Nidan

Heian Sandan

Heian Yondan

Heian Godan

Tekki Shodan

Bassai Dai