Kata Requirements

8th Kyu Orange Belt
Taikyoku Nidan

7th Kyu Orange/Black Belt
Taikyoku Sandan


  • Horse Stance
  • Back Stance
  • Roundhouse Kick
  • Front Thrust Kick
  • Skipping Side Kick
  • Palm Strike
  • Elbow Strike
  • Knee Strike
  • Hammer Strike
  • Inside Middle Block
  • Outside Middle Block
  • Parry
  • Front Thrust Kick/Front Punch
  • Front Thrust Kick/Reverse Punch
  • Side Kick/Backfist
  • Skipping Side Kick/Backfist
  • Middle Block/Reverse Punch
  • Backfist/Palm Strike


Tettsui – Hammer Fist
Teisho – Palm Heel Strike
Empi Uchi – Elbow Strike
Berai – Parry
Shuto – Knifehand
Gedan – Low
Chudan – Middle
Jodan – High
Zenkutsu Dachi – Front Stance
Kokutsu Dachi – Back Stance
Kiba Dachi – Horse Stance
Mawashi Geri – Roundhouse Kick
Tobi Geri – Flying Kick
Hiza Uchi – Knee Strike
Karate – Empty Hand
Shihan – Master
Mawate – Turn
Kyu – Rank
Kihon – Basics
Gedan Uke – Low Block
Chudan Uke – Middle Block


Mount Position

Bridge And Roll

Forward Shoulder Roll

**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.