Syllabus

Kihon

Kata

Kumite

Beginner to 9th Kyu – White to Orange

  1. Jodan oi-Tsuki
  2. Chudan oi-Tsuki
  3. Jodan age uke
  4. Chudan soto uke
  5. Chudan uchi uke
  6. Gedan barai
  7. Chudan mae geri
  8. Jodan mae geri
  9. Yoko geri-keage
  10. Yoko geri-kekomi

Kihon Kata

+

3 Bunkai

Sanbon or Gohon Kumite

(3 or 5 step sparring)

9th Kyu to 8th Kyu – Orange to Red

as previous grading plus:

  1. Chudan Shuto uke
  2. Yoko geri-keage
  3. Yoko geri-kekomi

Heian Shodan

+

3 Bunkai

Sanbon or Gohon Kumite

(3 or 5 step sparring)

8th Kyu to 7th Kyu – Red to Yellow

as previous grading plus:

  1. Sanbon tsuki
  2. Age uke, gyaku- tsuki
  3. Soto uke, gyaku- tsuki
  4. Uchi uke, gyaku-tsuki
  5. Gedan barai, gyaku-tsuki
  6. Shuto uke

Heian Nidan

+

3 Bunkai

Sanbon or Gohon Kumite

(3 or 5 step sparring)

7th Kyu to 6th Kyu – Yellow to Green

as previous grading plus:

  1. Age uke, gyaku-tsuki
  2. Soto uke, tata-zuki, empi uchi
  3. Uchi uke, gyaku-tsuki
  4. Shuto uke, nukite
  5. Mae ren geri (changing legs)
  6. Yoko geri, gyaku-tsuki
  7. Ren-tsuki, oi-tsuki, gyaku-tsuki

Heian Sandan

+

3 Bunkai

Kihon ippon Kumite

(One step sparring) 
with jodan and chudan attacks 
from right and left sides & mae geri

6th Kyu to 5th Kyu – Green to 1st Purple

as previous grading plus:

  1. Soto uke, empi uchi, uraken
  2. Uchi uke, kizame tsuki, gyaku- tsuki
  3. Shuto uke, front leg mae geri, nukite
  4. Mawashi geri

Heian Yondan

+

3 Bunkai

As previous grading plus
mae geri and yoko geri kekomi attacks

(One step sparring)

5th Kyu to 4th Kyu – 1st Purple to 2nd Purple

as previous grading plus:

  1. Soto uke, empi uchi, uraken, gyaku- tsuki

Heian Godan

+

3 Bunkai

As previous grading plus mawashi geri

(One step sparring)

4th Kyu to 3rd Kyu – 2nd Purple to 1st Brown

as previous grading plus:

  1. Soto uke, empi uchi, uraken, gyaku-tsuki, gedan barai
  2. Uchi uke, kizame-tsuki, gyaku-tsuki, gedan barai
  3. Ushiro geri

Tekki Shodan

+

3 Bunkai

As previous grading

(One step sparring)

3rd Kyu to 2nd Kyu – 1st Brown to 2nd Brown

  1. Kizami- tsuki, oi-tsuki, gyaku-tsuki
  2. Mae geri, oi-tsuki, gyaku-tsuki
  3. Yoko geri, uraken, gyaku-tsuki
  4. Mawashi geri, uraken, gyaku-tsuki
  5. Ushiro geri, uraken gyaku-tsuki
  6. Mae geri, yoko geri, mawashi geri, ushiro geri uraken, gyaku-tsuki

Bassai Dai

+

3 Bunkai

Ju ippon kumite 
with jodan and chudan oi tsuki, 
chudan mae geri, 
chudan yoko geri kekome, 
jodan mawashi geri and 
chudan ushiro geri attacks

2nd Kyu to 1st Kyu – 2nd Brown to 3rd  Brown

as previous grading:

  1. Mae geri, yoko geri – Same Leg

Bassai Dai

+

4 Bunkai

As previous grading

(Ju ippon kumite) 
(Semi free sparring)

1st Kyu to 1st Dan – 3rd Brown to 1st Black

  1. Kizami- tsuki, oi-tsuki, gyaku-tsuki
  2. Mae geri, oi-tsuki, gyaku-tsuki
  3. Yoko geri, uraken, gyaku-tsuki
  4. Mawashi geri, uraken, gyaku-tsuki
  5. Ushiro geri, uraken gyaku-tsuki
  6. Mae geri, yoko geri, mawashi geri, ushiro geri uraken, gyaku tsuki
  7. Mae geri, oi- tsuki, gyaku-tsuki 
    step back gedan barai, gyaku-tsuki, 
    mawashi geri, uraken, oi-tsuki
  8. Same leg, mae geri, yoko geri, ushiro 
    geri – all whilst maintaining balance.

List (a) – Candidate chooses from


List (b) – Examiner chooses from


(a)Bassai Dai, 
Kanku Dai, Enpi, 
Jion or Hangetsu

+

5 Bunkai


(b)Any Heian Kata or 
Tekki Shodan

+

3 Bunkai

Ju ippon kumite 
with jodan and chudan oi tsuki, 
chudan mae geri, 
chudan yoko geri kekome, 
jodan mawashi geri and
chudan ushiro geri attacks

Ju Kumite 
(Freestyle)