Tokumine no Kun
Tatsuo Shimabuku would learn this form from Chotoku Kyan. Kyan learned the kata from Tokumine's landlord following his death.
Urashi no Kun
Taira Shinken would instruct Shimabuku in Urashi during his studies in the 1950's. Urashi has a long history on Okinawa and was taught to Taira by his main kobudo instructor Yabiku Moden.
Shishi no Kun
Shishi originates with the only Soeishi family of Okinawa. It's traditions were passed down through the generations and Kamiya Jinsei would instruct Taira Shinken in the form.
Kusanku no Sai
Kusanku Sai was a creation by Tatsuo Shimabuku to lend sai techniques to a familiar form in order to contrast the usage of the sai
Chatan Yara no Sai
Taira Shinken would learn the form from Kamiya Jinsei. The techniques of Yara are staples within the Okinawan Kobudo system are appear in many systems.
Hama Higa no Tuifa
Hama Higa was a great Peichin in the late 1600's. His incredible techniques in the bo, sai and tonfa are still practiced throughout Okinawan Kobudo. This form was taught to Taira Shinken by Yabiku Moden.