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#106468 - 11/07/04 08:33 AM hein yodan
gojuwarrior1 Offline
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Registered: 12/24/02
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anyone know the translation to this kata name?my sensei told me but it slipped my mind.

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#106469 - 11/07/04 09:33 AM Re: hein yodan
Anonymous
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How about,

peaceful and confident.


oldman

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#106470 - 11/07/04 02:41 PM Re: hein yodan
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Number four of the peacful mind set, or of the children's set (Pinan).

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#106471 - 11/08/04 09:37 AM Re: hein yodan
schanne Offline
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My Korean instructor told me that it was peaceful like the still water/peaceful but also holding the power of the ocean.

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#106472 - 08/22/05 10:28 PM Re: hein yodan [Re: schanne]
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#106473 - 08/23/05 12:01 AM Re: hein yodan [Re: gojuwarrior1]
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Heian means peaceful, as in a peaceful mind.

The idea is if you iknow the applications, you have a peaceful mind as to the understanding of basic but robust self defense - armbars, throws, escapes, takedowns are all the Heians. Fits in with the idea of having a basic martial competency before reaching Ydansha.

The original name was Pinan. This simply meant belonging to a child/children. They were, children's kata, with some applications specifically for smaller people, or the Kanku/Channan kata split up, (as they are long and difficult).

Yondan simply means fourth, as you can guess.

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