Pinan sono Go Kata - Step by Step

# Explanation
1. Begin the Kata from the base KAMAE-position in FUDO DACHI. On the command PINAN SONO ICHI followed by the command YOI perform a slow YOI DACHI that ends in HEIKO DACHI.

On the command HAJIME/ICHI turn left 90° anti-clockwise into left KOKUTSU DACHI, block left UCHI UKE and punch right CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
2. Turning 90° return the left foot into HEISOKU DACHI simultaneously the right fist is pulled slowly back into right WAKI no KAMAE (left fist on top of the right one).
3. Move the right foot across and turn 90° into right KOKUTSU DACHI and block right UCHI UKE and punch left CHUDAN GYAKU TSUKI.
4. Turning 90° anti-clockwise return the right foot into HEISOKU DACHI simultaneously the left fist is pulled slowly back into left WAKI no KAMAE (right fist on top of the left one).
5. Move forward into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and block right MOROTE UCHI UKE.
6. Move forward into left ZENKUTSU DACHI and block JUJI GEDAN UKE (the block is executed from the JUJI position from the right ear).
7. Drive both arms up into SHUTO JUJI JODAN UKE (left arm under right).
8. Execute a twisting movement with both SHUTO hands and them pull them back into right SHUTO WAKI no KAMAE (left SHUTO hand on top of the right one).
9. Move forward into right ZENKUTSU DACHI, punch right CHUDAN OI TSUKI and KIAI simultaneously pulling the left hand back closed to the ready punch position.
10. Turn 180° anti-clockwise, pivoting on the left foot, blocking right leg TEISOKU UKE and prepare to block GEDAN BARAI (the leg block is executed as if being attacked from behind and the left hand covers the groin), stamp with the right foot into KIBA DACHI and block right GEDAN BARAI with KIAI.
11. Quickly turn your head 180° anti-clockwise to the left and bring the right palm in front of your face to cover with SHOTEI (the open left hand is positioned under the right arm). Bring the left hand slowly from under the right arm pit and block HAISHU UKE at approximately head height, simultaneously pulling the right hand back closed to the ready punch position.
12. Kick a hard and fast right with TEISOKU MAWASHI GERI on your left open hand. Return the right leg in TSURI ASHI DACHI and strike the left open hand with a right HIJI JODAN UCHI. Continue the movement by jumping into KAKE DACHI and block with right MOROTE UCHI UKE.
13. From the KAKE DACHI position, turn your head 180° anti-clockwise and step at 90° anti-clockwise into left KOKUTSU DACHI, simultaneously strike a right MOROTE JODAN AGE TSUKI.
14. Pull both fists back into the ready punch position, whilst leaping in the air turning 90° anti-clockwise to the left, and land into a low KAKE DACHI blocking JUJI GEDAN UKE and KIAI.
15. Move the right foot across and turn 90° clockwise into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and block right MOROTE UCHI UKE.
16. Move the left foot at 45° ant-clockwise to the right, pivoting on the right foot, into left ZENKUTSU DACHI and block a right SHOTEI GEDAN UKE, whilst bringing your left SHUTO hand up to the right ear.
17. Turn the hips 90° ant-clockwise into left KIBA DACHI, pull the right hand back and extend it fully upwards above the right shoulder with the fist closed, simultaneously block left GEDAN BARAI and keep the head facing the direction of the block (MANJI UKE).
18. Retaining the arm positions bring the left foot to the right, at 45° anti-clockwise, into MUSUBI DACHI.
19. Move the right foot at 45° to the right, into right ZENKUTSU DACHI and block a left SHOTEI GEDAN UKE, whilst bringing your right SHUTO hand up to the left ear.
20. Turn the hips 90° clockwise into right KIBA DACHI, pull the left hand back and extend it fully upwards above the left shoulder with fist closed, simultaneously block right GEDAN BARAI and keep the head facing the direction of the block (MANJI UKE).

On the NAORE command move the right foot at 45° clockwise back into FUDO DACHI.

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