Yellow – Yellow/Black Belt Requirements

Basic Requirements

  • Student Creed: All Three Parts

Kata Requirements

  • Yellow Belt – Yellow/Black Belt
  • — Taikyoku Shodan, Taikyoku Nidan, Taikyoku Sandan

Techinques

  • Front Stance
  • Horse Stance
  • Back Stance
  • Guarding Stance
  • Front Kick
  • Side Kick
  • Back Kick
  • Front Punch
  • Reverse Punch
  • Back Fist
  • High Block
  • Low Block
  • Outside/Inside Middle Block
  • High Block/Reverse Punch
  • Front Kick/ Front Punch
  • Front Punch/Reverse Punch
  • Low Block/ Reverse Punch
  • Middle Block/Reverse Punch
  • Side Kick/Back Fist

Terms

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Ichi– One
Ni– Two
San– Three
Shi– Four
Go– Five
Ruku– Six
Shichi– Seven
Hachi– Eight
Ku– Nine
Ju– Ten
Gi– Uniform
Dojo– Karate School
Sensei– Karate Teacher
Obi– Belt
Seiza– Formal Sitting Position
Kiotsuke (Kilskit)– Attention
Taikyoku– First Cause
Mai Keri– Front Kick
Shihan– Master
Kiba Dachi– Horse Stance
Yoko Keri– Side Kick
Rai– Bow
Yame– Relax
Gedan Uke– Low Block
Jodan Uke– High Block
Chudan Uke– Middle Block
Kiai– Spirit Shout
Deshi– Student
Mokuso– Command to begin cleansing breath
Kumite Dachi– Guarding Stance
Uraken– Back Fist
Soke– Grand Master
Gyaka Zuki– Reverse Punch
Hajime– Begin
Oi Zuki– Front Punch
Sempai– Senior Instructor
Uke– Block
Zenkutsu Dachi– Front Stance
Zuki– Punch
Mawate– Turn
Ashi Kiate– Switch

Yellow – Yellow/Black – 3 Month wait
Yellow/Black – Blue – 3 months wait

* Students must attend their normal classes each week. Failure to attend class will result in the student being held off the testing list. The final decision us up to the instructor on whether the student will test. Each student must display a positive attitude in order to test.