Pinan sono Ni - Step by Step

# Explanation
1. Begin the Kata from the base KAMAE-position in FUDO DACHI. On the command PINAN SONO ICHI followed by the command YOI perform a slow YOI DACHI that ends in HEIKO DACHI.

On the command HAJIME/ICHI move the left foot to the left and turn turn left 90° anti-clockwise into left KOKUTSU DACHI and pull simultaneously the right fist back to the right side in the ready punch position and the left fist is positioned immediately on, and vertical to, the right fist (right WAKI NO KAMAE). Execute simultaneously the left arm in UCHI UKE and the right arm in JODAN UKE.


2. Still in the KOKUTSU DACHI block the opponent's attack firmly with right TETTSUI HIZO UCHI . The left fist is simultaneously brought back over the right shoulder so that the elbow is level with the jaw (n.b. the back of the fist faces upwards). Slide through with the left leg into KIBA DACHI, looking to the left and attack with left TETTSUI JODAN YOKO UCHI, simultaneously pull the right fist into the HIKITE (ready punch) position.
3. Pull the right leg back into right KOKUTSU DACHI, at the same time turning the body 180° clockwise, simultaneously the left fist back to the left side in the ready punch position and the right fist is positioned immediately on, and vertical to, the left fist (left WAKI NO KAMAE). Execute simultaneously the right arm in UCHI UKE and the left arm in JODAN UKE.
4. Still in the KOKUTSU DACHI block the opponent's attack firmly with left TETTSUI HIZO UCHI. Slide through with the right leg into KIBA DACHI, looking to the right and attack with right TETTSUI JODAN YOKO UCHI , simultaneously pull the left fist into the HIKITE position.
5. Bring the right leg back turning 90° anti-clockwise into TSURU ASHI DACHI and simultaneously bring the fists into left WAKI no KAMAE. Kick JODAN YOKO GERI and strike URAKEN JODAN YOKO UCHI with the right fist (n.b. the left fist remains in the ready punch position).

Place the right foot on the ground behind the left foot and turn 180° anti-clockwise into left KOKUTSU DACHI and block left SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.

6. Move forward into right KOKUTSU DACHI and block right SHUTO MAWASHI UKE (1).
7. Move forward into left KOKUTSU DACHI and block left SHUTO MAWASHI UKE (2).
8. While moving into right ZENKUTSU DACHI, block left SHUTO OSAE UKE, and at the the end of the movement strike right CHUDAN YONHON NUKITE with KIAI.
9. Move the left foot at 90° anti-clockwise and pivot on the right foot into left KOKUTSU DACHI and block left SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
10. Move forward at 45° clockwise into right KOKUTSU DACHI and block right SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
11. Move the right foot 135° clockwise and pivot on the left foot into right KOKUTSU DACHI and block right SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
12. Move forward at 45° anti-clockwise into left KOKUTSU DACHI and block left SHUTO MAWASHI UKE.
13. Move the left leg across at 45° anti-clockwise to the left into left ZENKUTSU DACHI, simultaneously bring the left hand to the level of your right jaw (inside of your hand is faced outwards) and the right hand in addition block the opponent’s kick with right HAITO UKE (as if scooping up). Continue this movement slowly (in 3 seconds) by closing the hands and making a right UCHI UKE.
14. Keeping the arms in position and kick right JODAN MAE GERI and move forward into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and punch left CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
15. Block slowly with left UCHI UKE in a count of three. Keeping the arms in this position and kick left JODAN MAE GERI and move forward into left ZENKUTSU DACHI and punch right CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
16. Move forward into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and block right MOROTE CHUDAN UKE (the right fist should come from the left shoulder).
17. Slide the left foot at 270° anti-clockwise and pivot on the right foot into left ZENKUTSU DACHI and block GEDAN BARAI.
18. In the same stance strike directly with the left hand JODAN NIHON NUKITE at 45° clockwise and move forward at 45° clockwise into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and block right JODAN UKE.
19. Slide the right foot across and turn 135° clockwise to the right into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and block GEDAN BARAI.
20. In the same stance strike directly with the right hand a right JODAN NIHON NUKITE at 45° anti-clockwise and move forward at 45° anti-clockwise into left ZENKUTSU DACHI and block left JODAN UKE and KIAI.
On the NAORE command return 45° anti-clockwise to the left into FUDO DACHI (pull left foot back to the base position, stil looking right until the turn is completed).
At the command YASUME relax and at ease.

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