Grading Syllabus

GradingSyllabus8thKyu-3rdDan.docx (includes both A and B combinations)

8th KYU (Yellow Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Stepping backwards and forwards (5 blocks) from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Kata
4 Cross katas (Shihozuki)


7th KYU (Orange Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

5 blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Pinan Nidan


6th KYU (Green Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki,

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting



5th KYU (Blue Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting


4th KYU (Purple Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri, Tobi maegeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Ippon kumite
One step sparring

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting


3rd KYU (1st Brown Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri, Tobi maegeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Ippon kumite
One step sparring

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Padwork
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maegeri, Tobi maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Ushiro mawashigeri

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan, Jurokuno, Matsukaze

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting



2nd KYU (2nd Brown Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri, Tobi maegeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Ippon kumite
One step sparring

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Padwork
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maegeri, Tobi maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Ushiro mawashigeri

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan, Jurokuno, Matsukaze, Ji'in

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting


1st KYU (3rd Brown Belt)

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri, Tobi maegeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Ippon kumite
One step sparring

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10

Padwork
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maegeri, Tobi maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Ushiro mawashigeri, Yoko geri

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan, Jurokuno, Matsukaze, Ji'in, Annanko

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting


1st DAN

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri, Tobi maegeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Ippon kumite
One step sparring

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10
'B' Combinations 1 - 10

Padwork
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maegeri, Tobi maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Ushiro mawashigeri, Yoko geri

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan, Jurokuno, Matsukaze, Ji'in, Annanko, Bassai Dai

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting

Written examination
Knowledge of Japanese terminology


2nd DAN

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri, Tobi maegeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Ippon kumite
One step sparring

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10
'B' Combinations 1 - 10

Padwork
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maegeri, Tobi maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Ushiro mawashigeri, Yoko geri

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan, Jurokuno, Matsukaze, Ji'in, Annanko, Bassai Dai, Seienchin, Kururunfa

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting
 

3rd DAN

Basics in yoi
Jodan tsuki, Chudan tsuki, Maeken tsuki, Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke

Basics in kamae
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maeken tsuki, Sanbon tsuki

Blocks from kamae
Jodan uke, Chudan uke, Gedan uke, Jodan shuto, Gedan shuto

Progressive blocks
Progressive Gedan Shuto/Shikodachi, Progressive Shuto uke/Nekoashi dachi

Kicks from kamae
Maegeri, Surikomi maegeri, Double maegeri right/left, left/right, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Yoko geri, Tobi maegeri

Combination punches
Sanbon Tsuki

Combination kicks
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri
Ushirogeri, Maegeri, Mawashigeri

Ippon kumite
One step sparring

Combinations
'A' Combinations 1 - 10
'B' Combinations 1 - 10

Padwork
Gyakutsuki, Oitsuki, Maegeri, Tobi maegeri, Mawashigeri, Ushirogeri, Ushiro mawashigeri, Yoko geri

Kata
Shihozuki, Empino Kata, Hiji Ate Goho, Pinan Nidan, Pinan Shodan, Pinan Sandan, Pinan Yondan, Pinan Godan, Jurokuno, Matsukaze, Ji'in, Annanko, Bassai Dai, Seienchin, Kururunfa,Seipai, Saifa, Shiho Kosokun, Sanchin

Bunkai
These will be from an advanced kata of the candidate's choice

Jiu Kumite
Free fighting