Tensho Kata - Step by Step

# Explanation
1. Begin the Kata in FUDO DACHI. Move into MUSUBI DACHI and MOKUSO on the command MOKUSO. On the second command TENSHO, open eyes, move into the YOI position with IBUKI. On the command HAJIME/ICHI move into right SANCHIN DACHI, and simultaneously slowly blocking MOROTE CHUDAN UCHI UKE (no IBUKI NOGARE breathing).
2. In the same position draw the left hand back, execute (at a moderate speed) at the insite a right JODAN Uchi Kake circular hooking movement, reverse the hand movement, hooking the outsite, using SOTO KAKE (on both the circular movements inhale sharply with short breaths; left hand closed). Strike a right JODAN SHOTEI UCHI with IBUKI.
3. Stil with the right hand execute (at a moderate speed) a block at the opponent's attack with a circular movement (similar to SHUTO HIZO UKE), continuing the circular movement back to the ready punch position with the right hand open. Inhale and strike a right GEDAN SHOTEI with IBUKI.
4. From this position slowly block with a right JODAN KOKEN UKE (with TATE KOKEN upwards touch the thumb tot the ring finger), inhale and follow with a right SHUTO UCHI KOMI with IBUKI, striking forward.
5. Block an opponent's attack to the side, or brush off to the side the hand that has grabbed, with a right YOKO KOKEN UKE (with TATE KOKEN sidewards touch the thumb tot the middle finger) whilst inhaling and strike a right CHUDAN SHOTEI UCHI with IBUKI.
6. Move forward into left SANCHIN DACHI simultaneously blocking MOROTE CHUDAN UCHI UKE (no IBUKI NOGARE breathing).
7. In the same position draw the right hand back, execute (at a moderate speed) at the insite a left JODAN Uchi Kake circular hooking movement, reverse the hand movement, hooking the outsite, using SOTO KAKE (on both the circular movements inhale sharply with short breaths; right hand closed). Strike a left JODAN SHOTEI UCHI with IBUKI.
8. Stil with the left hand execute (at a moderate speed) a block at the opponent's attack with a circular movement (similar to SHUTO HIZO UKE), continuing the circular movement back to the ready punch position with the left hand open. Inhale and strike a left GEDAN SHOTEI with IBUKI.
9. From this position slowly block with a left JODAN KOKEN UKE (with TATE KOKEN upwards touch the thumb tot the ring finger), inhale and immediately follow with a left SHUTO UCHI KOMI with IBUKI, striking forward.
10. Block an opponent's attack to the side, or brush off to the side the hand that has grabbed, with a left YOKO KOKEN UKE (with TATE KOKEN sidewards touch the thumb tot the middle finger) whilst inhaling and strike a left CHUDAN SHOTEI UCHI with IBUKI.
11. Move forward into right SANCHIN DACHI simultaneously blocking MOROTE CHUDAN UCHI UKE (no IBUKI NOGARE breathing).
12. In the same position execute with both hands (at a moderate speed) a MOROTO JODAN UCHI KAKE, circular insite hooking, reverse the hand movement, execute MOROTE SOTO KAKE, circular outsite hooking (on both the circular movements inhale sharply with short breaths). Complete the technique towards the ready punch position and strike a MOROTE JODAN SHOTEI UCHI with IBUKI.
13. Stil with both hands execute (at a moderate speed) a block at the opponent's attack with a circular movement (similar to MOROTE SHUTO HIZO UCHI), continuing the circular movement back to the ready punch position with the hands open. Inhale and strike a MOROTE GEDAN SHOTEI with IBUKI.
14. From this position slowly block a MOROTE JODAN KOKEN UKE (with both hands TATE KOKEN upwards touch the thumb to the ring finger) and follow with a MOROTE SHUTO UCHI KOMI with IBUKI, striking forward.
15. Block an opponent's attack to the side, or brush off to the side the hand that has grabbed, with a MOROTE YOKO KOKEN UKE (with TATE KOKEN sidewards touch the thumb tot the middle finger) whilst inhaling and strike a MOROTE CHUDAN SHOTEI UCHI with IBUKI.
16. From this position quickly execute, in a forward direction, a double grabbing movement (positioned at height of neck) and slowly return both hands open, to the ready punch position whilst inhaling. Execute MOROTE CHUDAN YONHON NUKITE to the solar plexus with IBUKI (1).
17. Repeat the double grabbing movement and slowly return both hands, open, to the ready punch position whilst inhaling. Execute MOROTE CHUDAN YONHON NUKITE with IBUKI (2).
18. Repeat the double grabbing movement and slowly return both hands, open, to the ready punch position whilst inhaling. Execute MOROTE CHUDAN YONHON NUKITE with IBUKI (3).
19. Quickly move back with the right leg into left SANCHIN DACHI and execute a fast SHUTO MAWASHI UKE inhale and execute MOROTE SHOTEI UCHI (right hand JODAN left hand GEDAN) with IBUKI.
20. Quickly move back with the left leg into right SANCHIN DACHI and execute a fast SHUTO MAWASHI UKE inhale and execute MOROTE SHOTEI UCHI (left hand JODAN right hand GEDAN) with IBUKI. The Kata is completed on the command NAORE by moving the right foot back into MUSUBI DACHI and the MOKUSO position is retained, and with the command YASMEE the FUDO DACHI position is taken.