Basic Requirements

Student Creed: Practicing All Three Parts

Kata Requirements

11th Kyu White/Black Belt
Taikyoku Shodan – First 4 Moves

10th Kyu Yellow Belt
Taikyoku Shodan – First Half

9th Kyu Yellow/Black Belt
Taikyoku Shodan – Entire Kata

Techniques

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

Terms

Ichi – One
Ni – Two
San – Three
Shi – Four
Go – Five
Ruku – Six
Shichi – Seven
Hachi – Eight
Ku – Nine
Ju – Ten
Gi – Uniform
Obi – Belt
Dojo – Karate School
Sensei – Karate Teacher
Deshi – Student
Seiza – Formal Sitting Position
Kiotsuke (Kilskit) – Attention
Rai – Bow
Mokuso – Command to begin cleansing breath
Hajime – Begin
Yame
– Stop
Taikyoku – First Cause
Oi Zuki – Front Punch
Gyaka Zuki – Reverse Punch
Uraken – Back Fist
Mai Geri – Front Kick
Yoko Geri – Side Kick
Ushiro Geri – Back Kick
Jodan Uke – High Block
Kiai – Spirit Shout
Kumite Dachi – Guarding Stance
Kiate – Switch

JUDO/JUJITSU/GRAPPLING/AIKIDO

Back Break Fall
Basic Wrist Escape

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

**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.