Heian Sandan Kata Video Tutorial below this article
Taken from our 6th Kyu green belt karate examination. https://www.shotokankarateonline.com
Heian Sandan is the third kata of 5 in the 5 Heian Kata series.
The third Heian kata has several simultaneous block and strike techniques, it has fumikomi stamping kick and a spinning tetsui (bottom fist) strike.
Heian Sandan is the shortest Heian kata and is the yellow belt kata that is required for the 6th Kyu green belt examination.
Like Heian Nidan, Heian sandan is an excellent kata for understanding simultaneous block and strike methods. Try and relax and flow through these tricky combinations, a common mistake karateka make is they tighten up when practicing, then the kata becomes very robotic.
Heian Sandan is the required kata for 6th Kyu green belt here at SKO.
Some Shotokan Dojo practice this kata with a few differences, but across the Shotokan globe, Heian Sandan remains pretty much the same