Kata Kanku Dai
Description: Look to the Sky (big). This Kata teaches us fast and slow techniques and rhythm. Body flexibility: extension, rotation, jumping and dodging to the ground. It also repeats nicely almost all techniques of the Heian Kata and is therefore not only a good Kata for black belt preparation, but doe to its length also a great Kata to condition yourself.
More Information: Important techniques of this Kata are:
Jodan Shuto Uchi
Urazuki Hiza Gamae
Tobi Nidan Geri
Characteristic of this Kata:
Repetition of many rather simple Kihon and Heian techniques. Extension, rotation, jumping and dodging.