- Literal translation Eight Basic Techniques
- Actual meaning - Techniques of endless possibilities
1) Ichimonji no Kata
2) Hicho no Kata
3) Jumonji no Kata
Collectively, the above techniques are known as the Kosshi Sanpo Waza, or the foundational three-method techniques.
4) Omote gyaku
5) Ura gyaku
6) Ganseki nage
8) Musha dori
These five techniques are known collectively as the Torite Goho Kata, which deal with different types of grabs to the defender's body and clothing.