American Shotokan Karate Federation
American Shotokan
Karate Federation

Tekki Shodan

Step Movement/Stance Technique
1 Bring right foot to left, informal attention stance Cross open hands in front of groin, left palm to back of right hand
2 Step left foot across in front of right, left cross stance
3 Step out to right, horse riding stance Right middle vertical knife-hand block (to the right)
4 Remain in place, twist torso right 90° Left middle front elbow strike into right palm (to the right)
5 Remain in place, twist torso left 90° Bring both fists to right waist (left over right)
6 Remain in place Left downward block (to the left)
7 Remain in place Right middle hook punch, bring left draw-hand to waist
8 Cross right foot over in front of left, right cross stance
9 Step out to left, horse riding stance Right middle inside block
10 Remain in place Right downward block, simultaneous left upper sweeping block (elbow back, closed fist and aiming forward)
11 Remain in place Left upper close punch (bring right to right hook punch position and snap left elbow back to rest on top of right wrist)
12 Right foot in place Left returning-wave-kick-block
13 Replace left foot into horse riding stance Left middle augmented block (fist turned out) to the left
14 Left foot in place Right returning-wave-kick-block
15 Replace right foot into horse riding stance Right middle augmented block (fist turned out) to the right
16 Remain in place Bring both fists to right waist (left over right)
17 Remain in place Left middle block, simultaneous right hook punch, KIAI
18 Remain in place Cross left under right, then extend left middle vertical knife-hand block (to the left), pull right hand to right waist
19 Remain in place, twist torso left 90° Right middle front elbow strike into left palm (to the left)
20 Remain in place Bring both fist to left waist (right over left)
21 Remain in place Right downward block (to the right)
22 Remain in place Left middle hook punch, bring right draw-hand to waist
23 Cross left foot over in front of right, left cross stance
24 Step out to right, horse riding stance Left middle inside block
25 Remain in place Left downward block, simultaneous right upper sweeping block (elbow back, closed fist facing forward)
26 Remain in place Right upper close punch (bring left arm to left hook punch position and snap right elbow back to rest on top of left wrist)
27 Left foot in place Right returning-wave-kick-block
28 Replace right foot into horse riding stance, twist torso to right Right middle augmented block (to the right, fist turned out)
29 Right foot in place Left returning-wave-kick-block
30 Replace left foot into horse riding stance, twist torso to left Left middle augmented block (to the left, fist turned out)
31 Remain in place Bring both fists to left waist (right over left)
32 Remain in place Right middle block (to the right), simultaneous left hook punch, KIAI
33 Bring right foot into informal attention stance Bring both open hands in front of groin, palm of left against back of right