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Grading Exam Criteria

Purple Belt to Brown Belt

4th Grade to 3rd Grade

Yon Kyu to San Kyu

KIHON

  • Zenkutsu Dachi, Gedan Barai

  • 3 steps forward - Sanbon tsuki (Jodan - Chudan twice)  

  • 3 steps backward - Age uke, Gyaku tsuki 

  • 3 steps forward - Soto uke, Kiba dachi, Yoko empi, Uraken  

  • 3 steps backward - Kokutsu dachi, Shuto uke, Kizame geri, Nukite

  • 3 steps forward - Gedan kakewake uke, Nidan geri (Chudan, Jodan)

  • Mawate, Kamae

  • 3 steps forward (towards back of dojo) - Reverse Mawashi geri 

  • Mawate

  • 3 cross steps in each direction - Kibadachi, Yoko geri keage

  • 3 cross steps in each direction - Kibadachi, Yoko geri kekome

Combinations

  • 3 steps forward - Mawashi geri

  • 3 steps forward - Mawashi geri, same leg Mae Yoko geri kekome, Gyaku tsuki

  • 3 steps forward - Kizame geri, reverse Mawashi geri, Gyaku tsuki

  • 3 x Stationary - Mae geri (return), Mae Yoko geri (return), Ushiro geri (front leg)

Control

  • Gyaku tsuki to an object at Full Speed and Power, no contact, as close as possible

KIHON KUMITE

  • Attacker = Zenkutsudachi Gedan barai

  • Defender = Haikudachi.  

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  • Attack - 1) Jodan tsuki  2) Chudan tsuki  3) Chudan Mae geri  4) Chudan Mae Yoko geri

  • Defend - Any block and Any counter attack

JIYU KUMITE

  • Free Sparring