Heian Nidan

Opening Salutation

1. both hands chamber to right hip (palm to palm, left over right), pivot counterclockwise to face 9:00 in left cat stance

2. left extended outward block, right hand chambers high above head

3. right inward hammerfist strike, left hand checks high

4. left step to 9:00 in left side horse stance, left outward hammerfist strike, right hand chambers

5. both hands chamber to left hip (palm to palm, right over left), pivot clockwise to face 3:00 in right cat stance

6. right extended outward block, left hand chambers high above head

7. left inward hammerfist strike, right hand checks high

8. right step to 3:00 in right side horse stance, right outward hammerfist strike, left hand chambers

9. both hands chamber to left hip (palm to palm, right over left), slide right foot in to form right cat stance facing 3:00

10. right thrusting side kick and right whipping backfist strike toward 6:00 

11. right foot plants to 6:00, pivot counterclockwise to face 12:00 in left neutral bow, left extended outward sword hand block

12. right advance step to 12:00 in right neutral bow, right extended outward sword hand block, left hand chambers at heart palm up

13. left advance step to 12:00 in left neutral bow, left extended outward sword hand block, right hand chambers at heart palm up

14. right advance step to 12:00 in right forward bow, right vertical trusting spear hand strike, left hand cross covers horizontally low, Kiai

15. left rear cross step to 3:00, pivot counterclockwise to face 3:00 in left neutral bow, left extended outward sword hand block, right hand chambers at heart palm up

16. right advance step to 4:30 in right neutral bow, right extended outward sword hand block, left hand chambers at heart palm up

17. pivot clockwise, right step to 9:00 in right neutral bow, right extended outward sword hand block, left hand chambers at heart palm up

18. left step to 7:30 in left neutral bow, left extended outward sword hand block, right hand chambers at heart palm up

19. left advance step to 6:00 in left forward bow, right cross inward downward (palm down) block continuing into a vertical outward block, left hand chambers 

20. right step through front kick 

21. left horizontal cross punch

22. left cross inward downward (palm down) block continuing into a vertical outward block, right hand chambers

23. left step through front kick

24. right horizontal cross punch

25. right advance step to right forward bow, right reinforced vertical outward block, Kiai

26. left rear cross step to 9:00, pivot counterclockwise to face 9:00 in left forward bow, left outward downward block, right hand chambers

27. left high block

28. left hand opens to sword hand

29. right advance step to 10:30 in right forward bow, right high block, left hand chambers

30. pivot clockwise with right step to 3:00 in right forward bow, right outward downward block, left hand chambers

31. right high block

32. right hand opens to sword hand

33. left advance step to 1:30 in left forward bow, left high block, right hand chambers

left step to 9:00 to face 12:00 in attention

Closing Salutation 

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