There are five Pinan kata or peace forms. The Pinan kata were created by Anko Itoso in 1907 to introduce karate to high school students. He developed the Pinan kata to be easier to learn and perform than the Naihanchi kata which were previously taught to beginners.

These videos are part of an advanced study project I took on as a Yondan and Renshi to video document the full set of 18 Matsubayashi Ryu kata.

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-Renshi Mike Scaramozzino

These kata are based on the versions described in Shoshin Nagamine’s book:Shoshin Nagamine's The Essence of Okinawan Karate-do