Minimum Grading Requirements

Minimum time between gradings 6 months

KIHON

Funakoshi1. Sanbonzuki x 5 Forward Stepping forward

2. Step back each time a new block

A : Gedanbarai – Urakenuchi – Gyakuzuki

B : Ageuke – Gyakuzuki

C : Sotouke – Yokohijate Empi (kibadachi) Urakenuchi  – Gyakuzuki

D : Uchiuke – Kizamizuki – Gyakuzuki

E :  Shutouke – Kizamigeri – Nukite.

3. & 4. Repeat above (1. & 2.) changing to right side

5. (From Kiba dachi) Yokogeri Keage-Kikomi (SL) x5 Mawatte turn and repeat. (Examiner may omit)

6. (From left side Gedan Barai Kamae step forward each time) Maegeri – Junzuki – Gyakuzuki, Yokogeri Kikomi – Urakenuchi – Gyakuzuki, Mawashigeri – Gyakuzuki – Urakenuchi,  Ushirogeri – Urakenuchi – Gyakuzuki. Mawatte, repeat with right side.

7. Maegeri – Yokogeri Kikomi  changing legs, Step back Gedanbarai – Gyakuzuki, Step forward Mawashigeri – Yokogeri Kikomi – Urakenuchi – Gyakuzuki. Mawatte, repeat with right side

8. Maegeri – Yokogeri Kikomi – Ushiro geri – Gyakuzuki same leg 3 directions x 3 times starting left leg forward then repeat with right leg forward.

KATA

Choice of : BASSAI DAI, KANKU DAI, EMPI, JION  (Grading Panel may choose)

A HEIAN Kata selected by the grading panel.

KUMITE

Both sides must be demonstrated.

Jiyu Ippon: One-Attack Semi-Free from Kamae, 3 meters apart

Jiyu Kumite: Demonstrating All required attacks & defences (N/A for Junior Grades)