Uke Waza translates as receiving technique. Simple basic movement employing
the four uke’s soto, uchi, jodan and gedan in zenkutudachi stance forward stance, with two turns, one in right stance the other in left stance. This waza gives the student the basic idea of karate movement, which is the building blocks of future kata’s. All stance’s in karate have there origins in this forward stance coupled with the upright body posture in executing this small simple waza. The kata is a great starting place to teach basic coordination to students.