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SHODAN WAZA (初段の技)

Suwari Waza English Translation Opponent(s)
1. Tenchi no Tachi (Mae) Heaven, Earth Rise Front
2. Tenchi no Tachi (Migi) Heaven, Earth Rise Right
3. Tenchi no Tachi (Hidari) Heaven, Earth Rise Left
4. Tenchi no Tachi (Ushiro) Heaven, Earth Rise Rear
5. Iwakuzushi (Ippon Me) Cutting Stone 1 Front
6. Iwakuzushi (Nihon Me) Cutting Stone 2 Left/Front
7. Iwakuzure Falling Stone Right

 

Tachi Kata English Translation Opponent(s)
1. Inazuma Lightning Front
2. Do Giri Do Cut Front
3. Katatekesa Giri One Handed Kesa Cut Front
4. Kesagiri kara Do Giri Kesa & Do Cut Front
5. Torabashiri Running Tiger Front/Back
6. Tate Shield Front
7. Rentatsu Continuous Movement Left/Right/Front
8. Nukiuchi Draw & Attack Rear Right

 

NIDAN WAZA (二段の技)

Suwari Waza English Translation Opponent(s)
1. Kasumi The Mist Front
2. Itomagoi Final Farewell Front
3. Yariotoshi (Ippon Me) Spear Drop 1 Front
4. Yariotoshi (Nihon Me) Spear Drop 2 Front
5. Hiryu (Ippon Me) Flying Dragon 1 Front
6. Hiryu (Nihon Me) Flying Dragon 2 Front

 

Tachi Kata English Translation Opponent(s)
1. Morotekesagiri Two handed Kesa Cut Front
2. Torabashiri Chuden Running Tiger Front/Back
3. Rentatsu Chuden Continuous Movement Left/Right/Front
4. Ukenagashi Receive and Block Front
5. Kotegiri (1) Kote Cut Front
6. Ryubi Dragon’s Tail Back
7. Oiuchi Follow and Strike Front
8. Shiraito White Thread Front

 

SANDAN WAZA (三段の技)

Tachi Kata English Translation Opponent(s)
1. Inazuma Chuden Lightning Middle Level Front
2. Kotegiri Chuden (2) Kote Cut Middle Level Front
3. Kotegiri (3) Kote Cut Front
4. Sakategiri Opposite Cut Front
5. Denkou Electric Lightning Front
6. Sodesurigaeshi Sleeve Brush Front/Back
7. Midare Niju Ippon Me Moving Rainbow 1 Back
8. Midare Niju Nihon Me Moving Rainbow 2 Back
9. Tsubame Gaeshi Sparrow Moving Opposite Directions – Front
10. Kifutsu Big Buddha Front
11. Konohagakure Hiding Behind Falling Leaves Front

 

YONDAN WAZA (四段の技)

Tachi Kata English Translation Opponent(s)
1. Rentatsu Okuden Continuous Movement Left/Right/Front
2. Sakategiri Chuden Opposite Hand Cut Middle Level Front
3. Sakategiri Okuden Opposite Hand Cut Front
4. Denko Chuden Electric Lightning Middle Level Front
5. Sodesurigaeshi Chuden Brush Sleeves and Return Front/Back
6. Ryubi Gaeshi Dragon’s Tail Return Front
7. Suigetsu Water Moon Front
8. Matsukaze Pine Wind Front/Back

 

GODAN WAZA (五段の技)

Suwari Waza English Translation Opponent(s)
Hoou Phoenix Front

 

Tachi Kata English Translation Opponent(s)
1. Inazuma Okuden Lightning Front
2. Torabashiri Okuden Running Tiger Front/Back
3. Enren Circle Spin Surrounded/Front
4. Shinobu Stealth Front
5. Uzumaki Whirlpool Left/Right
6. Uzushiho Whirling Tides Left/Right/Front
7. Midaremae Disordering Dance Outnumbered