Kata Listing

Listed below are the katas as explored by the Bushido Karate Association, and the larger Shintani Wado-Kai Karate Federation.
*indicates not actively practiced at Bushido Karate Association dojos.

Pinan Katas

Kata Name

Recommended Rank

Style

SWKKF Tournament Elibility

Pinan Shodan

White Belt Adults, Yellow Belt Youth

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Pinan Nidan

Yellow Belt Adults, Yellow Stripe Youth

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Pinan Sandan

Orange Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Pinan Yodan

Green Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Pinan Godan

Blue Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Black Belt Katas

Kata Name

Recommended Rank

Style

SWKKF Tournament Elibility

Kushanku

Brown Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Naihanchi

Shodan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Seishan

Shodan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Chinto

Nidan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Wanshu

Sandan+

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Wado-Ryu Katas

Kata Name

Recommended Rank

Style

SWKKF Tournament Elibility

Passai

Brown Belt

Wado-Ryu

No

Jion

Shodan

Wado-Ryu

No

Jitte

Shodan

Wado-Ryu

No

Rohai

Nidan

Wado-Ryu

No

Niseishi

Sandan+

Wado-Ryu

No

Shintani Secondary Katas

Kata Name

Recommended Rank

Style

SWKKF Tournament Elibility

Power Kata (Chi Kata)

White Belt Youth

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Chonan*

White Stripe/Yellow Belt Youth

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Chonan Shodan

Chonan Shodan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Tekki Shodan*

Green Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Shopei

Green Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Seisho

Blue Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Sankio*

Blue Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Teisho

Brown Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Chocodo*

Brown Belt

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Taisei

Shodan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Gensho Shodan

Shodan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Kempei*

Nidan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Seipai*

Nidan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Teisho Dai*

Nidan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Sei Shun Tei*

Sandan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Kumsho*

Sandan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Gahanshu*

Yodan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Gensho*

Yodan

Wado-Ryu (Shintani Wado-Kai)

Yes

Shintani Secondary Katas

Kata Name

Recommended Rank

Style

SWKKF Tournament Elibility

Taikyoku Shodan

White Belt Adults, White Stripe Youth

Wado-Ryu/Shotokan

No

Chinto (International Version)

Nidan+

Wado-Ryu

No

Wanshu (International Version)

Nidan+

Wado-Ryu

No

Sochin

Nidan+

Shotokan

No

Gojushiho-Sho

Nidan+

Shotokan

No

Unsu

Nidan+

Shotokan

No

Suparimpei

Nidan+

Shito-Ryu

No

Chatanyara Kushanku

Nidan+

Shito-Ryu

No

Weapons Katas

Kata Name

Recommended Rank

Style

SWKKF Tournament Elibility

Chonan No Shindo*

White-Yellow Belts

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Shindo Nidan*

White-Green Belts

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Cio Bo Tie*

Green-Blue Belts

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Seishan No Shindo*

Blue-Black Belts

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Kushanku No Shindo*

Shodan

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Taisei No Shindo*

Nidan

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Chinto No Shindo*

Sandan

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Wanshu No Shindo*

Yodan

Shintani Wado-Kai/Shindo

Yes

Ufugusuku No Kon

Nidan+

Bo Kata

No