Shodan - Black Belt

Kihon

  • 3x Kizami-Zuki, Mae-Geri, Sanbon-Zuki, in Jiyu dachi - forward, turn, then backwards

  • 3x Age-Uke, Uraken (under chin), Mae-Geri, Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi - forward and backwards

  • 3x Uchi-Uke (in Kokutsu-dachi), Mae-Kizami-Geri, Kizami-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi - forward and backwards

  • 3x Soto-Uke, Kizami-Kekomi, Yoko-Empi, Uraken, Tate-Shuto, Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan Barai in Jiyu dachi - forward and backwards

  • 3x Shuto-Uke, Kizami-Mawashi-Geri, Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi - forward and backwards

  • 3x Mae-Geri, Mawashi-Geri, Uraken, Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi - forwards and turn, then backwards

  • 3x Mae-Geri, Kekomi, Shuto-Uchi, Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi - forwards and turn, then backwards

  • 3x Yoko-Geri Keage and Kekomi (same leg), Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi forwards, turn, then backwards

  • 3x Gyaku-Zuki, Mae-Geri, Mawashi-Geri, turn Shuto-Uchi, Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi, forward, turn, then backwards

  • 3x Step back Age-Uke, step in Mawashi-Geri, Uraken, Oi-Zuki in Jiyu dachi, forward, turn, then backwards

  • 3x Kake-Uke, Ushiro-Geri, Uraken, Gyaku-Zuki, Gedan-Barai in Jiyu dachi, forward and backwards

  • 3x Kizami-Kekomi, step in Mae-Geri, Jun-Zuki, Gyaku-Zuki in Jiyu dachi, forwards and backwards

Static Kicks

3x Mae-Geri (to front), Kekomi (to side), Ushiro-Geri (to rear)

 

3x Mae-Geri (to front), Kekomi (to side), Mawashi-Geri (to front)

Both same leg from Jiyu-dachi, both sides

Kumite

Kihon Ippon Sets 1-5, Hidari or Migi

Examiner's choice of Jiyu Ippon Sets 1-3, Hidari or Migi

Jiyu Ippon Set 4 (hidari)

Demonstration of Kaeshi Ippon Kumite, both stances

Jiyu Kumite against two consecutive Dan grades

Kata

Sochin

Tokui Kata selected from Hangetsu, Kanku-Dai or Enpi

Additional

Oral examination: to assess student's knowledge and character, including:

This syllabus is intended as a guide only and to assist with personal training. In a grading, the order of the techniques may be changed as may the combinations themselves.

Any kata and kumite from any previous grading should be expected to be performed, thus ensuring continued practice.

 

Remember that the attitude, etiquette, manners and, above all, the spirit displayed by the student whilst grading is as important as the techniques and combinations themselves.