Kihon (or kihon waza) are the basic techniques that are the foundation of karatedō

Kihon covers a wide range of subjects including the core syllabi for kyu (color) belt students, dan (blackbelt) students, and specific book excerpts from K8: Kihon that ranges among subjects such as ippon kumite, yakosuke kumite, terms and definitions, stances, postures, syllabi for every kyu-level rank, and so very much more.