Kata Requirements

Proficient Knowledge Of All Katas Up To Tekki Katas.  Students Should Know At Least One New Kata For Each Black Belt Degree.

Tekki Sandan

Tekki Nidan

Tekki Shodan

Terms

Mudansha – Colored Belt Ranks
Yudansha – Black Belt Ranks
Tsutemi – Sacrifice, As In Risking A Minor Injury To Prevent A Major One
Sente – Initiate Without Thought
Kyo – Seeing Or Creating An Opening
Sabaki – Movement
Bujitsu – Martial Arts Technique
Aiuchi No Heiho – Strategy Of Simultaneous Striking
Katsuri No Heiho – Strategy Of Broken Rhythm
O Soto Gari – Major Outer Reap
Tai Otoshi – Body Drop Throw
Kesa Gatame – Scarf Hold
Hachiji Dachi – Relaxed/ Natural Stance
Kosa Dachi – Crossed Leg Stance
Nagashi Zuki – Flowing Punch

MARTIAL ARTS STYLES/ HISTORY

Bodhidharma – 28th Head Of Buddhism Who Traveled From India To China In Abt 520 To Spread The Teachings Of Zen.  He Initiated The Physical Training Of The Monks At The Shaolin Temple Which Led To The Creation Of Shaolin Kung Fu

Wu Shu – First Art Of Combat Initiated By The Teachings Of Bodhidharma

Kami Bushi Kai – Divine Warrior System Founded By Soke David Baize

Aikido – Way Of Grace And Harmony Founded By Morehei Ueshiba

Judo – Soft Way Invented By Jigoro Kano

Jeet Kune Do – Way Of The Intercepting Fist Founded By Bruce Lee

Tae Kwon Do – Way Of The Hand And Fist Founded By General Choi Hong Hai

Goju Ryu – Hard Soft Style Founded By Chojin Miyagi

Wado Ry – Peaceful Way Founded By Hironori Otsuka

Kenpo – Way Of The Fist

5 PARTS
OF COMBAT

Atemi Waza- Striking Techniques
Kansetsu Waza-Joint Techniques
Nage Waza- Throwing Techniques
Ne Waza- Ground Techniques
Shime Waza- Choking Techniques

3 METHODS
OF ATTACK

Strike The Opening
Use Combinations
Use Fakes

3 METHODS
OF DEFENDING

Dodging/ Evading
Blocking
Jamming

**Students must attend classes regularly to qualify for testing and must display a positive attitude to be considered for promotion.  Students are responsible for knowing and demonstrating current and previous belt rank requirements.  Consideration will be given as to the age of the student when being tested.