Students learn techniques, techniques have prescribed forms and paths. After proficiency in movement through the air is achieved, the focus of the technique is tested and refined with impact drills such as focus mits and kicking shields. Applications of techniques for self-defense are studied, practiced and demonstrated. Asai Shihan used the phrase step by step to describe the slow building of karate as second nature.
Heian Five Jump Drill
Right knee, left knee, knees in front and elbows in back