Basic Requirements

  • Minimum 3 month wait
  • Student Creed: All Three Parts
  • Basic breathing and proper Kiai
  • Basic sparring beginning at 9th Kyu
  • Teens & Adults: Must be able to tie belt properly

Kata Requirements

Heian Shodan

Heian Nidan

Heian Sandan


  • Back Stance
  • Relaxed Stance
  • Roundhouse Kick
  • Back Kick
  • Hook Punch
  • Upper Cut
  • Hammer Fist
  • Palm Heel Strike
  • Inside (middle) Block
  • Outside (middle) Block
  • Front Thrust Kick/ Front Punch Combination
  • Side Kick/ Back Fist Combination
  • High Block/ Reverse Punch Combination
  • Back Fist/ Reverse Punch Combination
  • Basic Wrist Escapes


Kyu – Rank
Chudan Uchi Uke – Inside Middle Block
Chudan Soto Uke – Outside Middle Block
Ushiro Keri – Back Kick
Ki – Internal Force
Hara – Center
Nukite – Spear Hand
Matay – Turn
Gedan – Low
Dan – Degree
Haito – Ridge Hand
Bushi – Warrior
Tettsui – Hammer Fist
Empi Uchi – Elbow Strike
Nushin – No Thought/ No Ego
Bushido – Code of Honor
Mawashi Keri – Round House Kick
Tesho – Palm Heel Strike
Jodan – High
Kumite Dachi – Guarding Stance
Kokomi – Thrusting
Kokutsu Dachi – Back Stance
Shuto – Knifehand
Chudan – Middle
Uraken – Backfist
Kihon – Basics
Hiza Uchi – Knee Strike
Age Zuki – Uppercut

Judo / Jujitsu / Aikido

  • Scarf Hold
  • Outside Throw
  • Escape from Scarf Hold
  • Side Hold

*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 is up to the instructor whether the student will test. Each student must display a positive attitude in order to test.