Shotokan karate katas

The following is a list of all 26 katas, number of moves in the katas, and each katas meaning.

Heian Shodan

21 Moves | "Peaceful Mind One"

Heian Nidan

26 Moves | "Peaceful Mind Two"

Heian Sandan

20 Moves | "Peaceful Mind Three"

Heian Yondan

27 Moves | "Peaceful Mind Four"

Heian Godan

23 Moves | "Peaceful Mind Five Universe"

Tekki Shodan

23 Moves | "Iron Horse One"

Tekki Nidan

24 Moves | "Iron Horse Two"

Tekki Sandan

26 Moves | "Iron Horse Three"

Bassai Dai

42 Moves | "Penetrating the Fortress - Big"

Bassai Sho

27 Moves | "Penetrating the Fortress - Small"

Kanku Dai

65 Moves | "To Look at the Sky - Big"

Kanku Sho

48 Moves | "To Look at the Sky - Small"

Enpi

37 Moves | "Flying Swallow"

Jion

47 Moves | "Love (and) Goodness"

Gankaku

42 Moves | "Crane on the Rock"

Hangetsu

41 Moves | "Half Moon"

Jitte

24 Moves | "Ten Hands"

Chinte

32 Moves | "Incredible Hands"

Sochin

41 Moves | "Preserve Peace"

Meikyo

33 Moves | "Mirror of the Soul"

Jiin

38 Moves | "Named after the Saint"

Gojushiho Dai

67 Moves | "54 Steps - Big"

Gojushiho Sho

65 Moves | "54 Steps - Small"

Nijushiho

24 Moves | "24 Steps"

Wankan

24 Moves | "Crown of a King"

Unsu

48 Moves | "Cloud Hands"