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9th Kyu  (Ungraded РOrange Belt)
KIHON

Jodan oi tsuki

Chudan oi tsuki

Age uke

Soto uke

Uchi uke

Jodan mae geri

Chudan mae geri

KATA

Kihon Kata

KUMITE

Sanbon Kumite

8TH Kyu (Orange  to Red Belt)

KIHON

As previous grading plus

Chudan shuto uke

Yoko geri keage

Yoko geri kekomi

KATA

Heian Shodan

KUMITE

Sanbon or Gohan Kumite

7th Kyu (Red to Yellow Belt)

KIHON

As previous grading plus

Sanbon tsuki

Age uke, gyaku tsuki

Soto uke, gyaku tsuki

Uchi uke, gyaku tsuki

KATA

Heian Nidan

KUMITE

Sanbon or Gohan Kumite

6th Kyu (Yellow to Green Belt)

KIHON

As previous grading plus

Age uke, gyaku tsuki, gedan barai

Soto uke, empi uchi

Shuto uke, nukite

Mae ren geri (changing legs)

KATA

Heian Sandan

KUMITE

Kihon ippon kumite with
jodan and chudan oi tsuki attacks
from right and left sides

5th Kyu (Green to Purple Belt)

KIHON

As previous grading plus

Soto uke, empi uchi, uraken

Uchi uke, kizame tsuki, gyaku tsuki

Shuto uke, front leg mae geri, nukite

KATA

Heian Yondan

KUMITE

As previous grading plus
maegeri and yoko geri,
kekomi attacks

4th Kyu (Purple to Purple & White Belt)

KIHON

As previous grading plus

Soto uke, empi uchi, uraken, gyaku tsuki

KATA

Heian Godan

KUMITE

As previous grading plus

3rd Kyu (Purple & White to Brown Belt)

KIHON

As previous grading plus

Soto uke, empi uchi, uraken, gyaku tsuki, gedan barai

Uchi uke, kizame tsuki, gyaku tsuki, gedan barai

Ushiro geri

KATA

Tekki Shodan

KUMITE

As previous grading plus
mawashi geri attack

2nd Kyu (Brown to Brown & White)

KIHON

As previous grading plus

kizame tsuki, oi tsuki, gyaku tsuki

mae geri, oi tsuki, gyaku tsuki

yoko geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki

mawashi geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki

ushiro geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki

mae geri, yoko geri, mawashi geri, ushiro geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki

KATA

Bassai Dai

KUMITE

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

1st Kyu (Brown & White to Brown & 2 White)

KIHON

As previous grading

KATA

Bassai Dai

KUMITE

As previous grading

1st Dan (Brown & 2 Whites to Black Belt)

Kata at Dan gradings is examined differently from the kyu grading method. In a Dan grading the candidate must choose which kata they want to perform from a list of five (for the relevant grading). In addition to this the examiner chooses a kata for the examinee to perform from a list comprising of katas from a previous grading syllabus.

List (a) – Candidate chooses from

List (b) – Examiner chooses from

Kihon

All begin from free-style kamae Kata Kumite

Kizami zuki, oi zuki, gyaku zuki (a)Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion, Enpi or Hangetsu Jyu Ippon Kumite with any 5 attacks,

not pre-arranged

Mae geri, oi zuki, gyaku zuki

Yoko geri, uraken uchi, gyaku zuki

Mawashi geri, uraken uchi, gyaku zuki

Ushiro geri, uraken uchi, gyaku zuki

Mae geri chudan, same leg mawashi geri jodan, uraken, gyaku zuki

Mawashi geri jodan, same leg yoko geri kekomi chudan, uraken, gyaku zuki (b)Any Heain Kata or Tekki Shodan Jyu Kumite

Mae geri, yoko geri, mawashi geri, ushiro geri, uraken uchi, gyaku zuki

Mae geri, oi zuki, gyaku zuki, step back gedan barai, gyaku zuki, step forward mawashi geri, uraken, oi zuki

Same leg, mae geri, yoko geri, ushiro geri, all whilst maintaing balance