Sentei Kata – ‘Selected Kata’ are selected, to give guidance in terms of preferred practice. These kata allow for the development of the student, before attempting other, more complicated kata. 

This is the highest level that Junior Black Belts can select from, when choosing their ‘Tokui Kata’.

SENTEI KATA KANJI KIAI 1 KIAI 2 COUNT
Bassai Dai 抜塞大 19 42 42
Kanku Dai 観空大 15 65 65
Empi (Enpi) 燕飛 15 36 37
Jion 慈恩 17 47 47
Jitte 十手 13 24 24
Hangetsu 半月 11 40 41
Gankaku 岩鶴 28 42 42