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Karate Grading Syllabus

Beginner to 9th Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Oi Tsuki chudan (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Ageuke (bwd)
4 x Uchiuke (fwd)
4 x Sotouke (bwd)
4 x Gedanbarai (fwd)
4 x Megeri Chudan
4 x Maegeri Jodan

Taikyoko Shodan

Sanbon Kumite

Strength assessment: 5 x Push Ups, 5 x Sit Ups

8th - 7th Kyu

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Oi Tsuki chudan (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Ageuke, Gyaku Tsuki(bwd)
4 x Uchiuke, Gyaku Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Sotouke, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Gedanbarai, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Chuto Uke, Nukite (fwd)
4 x Chuto Uke, Nukite (bwd)
4 x Megeri Chudan
4 x Maegeri Jodan
3 x Yoko Geri Keage (both legs)
3 x Yoko Geri Kekomi (both legs)

Heian Nidan

Ippon Kumite – 1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan, 1 x Maegeri (both sides)
Single Hand Wrist Defence (wrist to opposite wrist grab)

Strength assessment: 10 x Push Ups, 10 x Sit Ups

6th - 5th Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Nidan Tsuki (Jodan/Chudan) (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Ageuke, Gyaku Tsuki, Uraken(bwd)
4 x Uchiuke, Kizami Tsuki, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Sotouke, Yoko Empi (bwd)
4 x Gedanbarai, Gyaku Tsuki, Gedanbarai (bwds – 45 degs)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi geri, Nukite (fwd)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi Geri, Nukite (bwd)
4 x Maeshi Geri Chudan, Maegeri Jodan
3 x Yoko Geri Keage (both legs)
4 x Yoko Geri Kekomi (from zenkutsudachi)
4 x Chudan Mawashi Geri
4 x Jodan Mawashi Geri

Heian Yondan + Heian Shodan Ura

Ippon Kumite – 1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan, 1 x Maegeri, 1 x Yoko Geri, 1 x Mawashi Geri (both sides)
Single Hand Clothing Defence

Strength assessment: 15 x Push Ups, 15 x Sit Ups

4th - 3rd Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Nidan Tsuki (Jodan/Chudan) (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Oi Tsuki, Haito, Ura Tskuki (fwd)
4 x Oi Tsuki, Chuto Uchi, Tate Tsuki(fwd)
4 x Ageuke, Gyaku Tsuki, Uraken (bwd)
4 x Uchiuke, Kizami Tsuki, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Sotouke, Yoko Empi, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Gedanbarai, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki (bwds – 45 degs)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi geri, Nukite (fwd)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi Geri, Nukite (bwd)
4 x Maeshi Geri Chudan, Maegeri Jodan
3 x Yoko Geri Keage/Kekomi (Same Leg) (both sides)
4 x Yoko Geri Kekomi, Gyaku Tsuki (from zenkutsudachi)
4 x Jodan Mawashi Geri, Gyaku Tsuki
4 x Ushiro Geri, Gyaku Tsuki
2 x Kiashi Uraken (both sides)
2 x Tsugi Ashi Uraken (both sides)

Tekki Shodan + Heian Sandan Ura

Ippon Kumite (from Hanme dachi & Kamae positions)
1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan, 1 x Maegeri, 1 x Yoko Geri, 1 x Mawashi Geri, 1 x Ushiro Geri(both sides)

Hook Defence

Strength assessment: 20 x Push Ups, 20 x Sit

2nd - 1st Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

8 x Uke (both sides from Kamae into Fudo Dachi)
4 x Sanbon Rentsuki
4 x Oi Tsuki, Haito, Ura Tskuki (fwd)
4 x Oi Tsuki, Chuto Uchi, Tate Tsuki (fwd)
1 x Ageuke, Gyaku Tsuki, Uraken (bwd)
1 x Uchiuke, Kizami Tsuki, Gyaku Tsuki
1 x Sotouke, Yoko Empi, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki
1 x Gedanbarai, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki
1 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi geri, Nukite
Both Sides
4 x Maegeri, Nidan Tsuki (fwd)
3 x Yoko Geri Keage/Kekomi (Same Leg) (both sides)
4 x Yoko Geri Kekomi, Uraken,  Gyaku Tsuki
4 x Jodan Mawashi Geri, Gyaku Tsuki, Uraken
4 x Ushiro Geri, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki
4 x Ura Mawashi Geri, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki
Hachi Hoi Uraken Uchi
2 x maegeri/yoko geri/ushiro geri (same leg, 3 x directions, both sides)

Bassai Dai, Jion or Kanku Dai + Heian Godan Ura

Ju - Ippon Kumite
1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan, 1 x Maegeri, 1 x Yoko Geri, 1 x Mawashi Geri, 1 x Ushiro Geri(both sides)
Juute Kumite (1 & 1/2  minute)
Must attempt to score with three attacking techniques

Random Defence Techniques from previous grading’s  - attackers choice

Strength assessment: 25 x Push Ups, 25 x Sit Ups

9th - 8th Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Oi Tsuki chudan (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Ageuke (bwd)
4 x Uchiuke (fwd)
4 x Sotouke (bwd)
4 x Gedanbarai (fwd)
4 x Chuto Uke (bwd)
4 x Chuto Uke (fwd)
4 x Megeri Chudan
4 x Maegeri Jodan
3 x Yoko Geri Keage (both legs)
3 x Yoko Geri Kekomi (both legs)

Heian Shodan

Ippon Kumite – 1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan (both sides)
Single Hand Wrist Defence (wrist to wrist)

Strength assessment: 5 x Push Ups, 5 x Sit Ups

7th - 6th Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Oi Tsuki chudan (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Ageuke, Gyaku Tsuki(bwd)
4 x Uchiuke, Kizami Tsuki, Gyaku Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Sotouke, Yoko Empi (bwd)
4 x Sotouke, Yoko Empi (fwd)
4 x Gedanbarai, Gyaku Tsuki (bwds – 45 degs)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi geri, Nukite (fwd)
2 x Ren Geri Chudan/Jodan (both sides)
3 x Yoko Geri Keage (both legs)
4 x Yoko Geri Kekomi (from zenkutsudachi)
4 x Chudan Mawashi Geri

Heian Sandan

Ippon Kumite – 1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan, 1 x Maegeri, 1 x Yoko Geri (both sides)


Double Hand Wrist Defence

Strength assessment: 10 x Push Ups, 10 x Sit Ups

5th - 4th Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Nidan Tsuki (Jodan/Chudan) (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Haito (fwd)
4 x Chuto Uchi (fwd)
4 x Ageuke, Gyaku Tsuki, Uraken (bwd)
4 x Uchiuke, Kizami Tsuki, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Sotouke, Yoko Empi, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Gedanbarai, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki (bwds – 45 degs)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi geri, Nukite (fwd)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi Geri, Nukite (bwd)
4 x Maeshi Geri Chudan, Maegeri Jodan
3 x Yoko Geri Keage (both legs)
4 x Yoko Geri Kekomi, Gyaku Tsuki (from zenkutsudachi)
4 x Jodan Mawashi Geri, Gyaku Tsuki
4 x Ushiro Geri
2 x Kiashi Uraken (both sides)

Heian Godan + Heian Nidan Ura

Ippon Kumite
1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan, 1 x Maegeri, 1 x Yoko Geri, 1 x Mawashi Geri, 1 x Ushiro Geri(both sides)
Double Hand Clothing Defence


Strength assessment: 15 x Push Ups, 15 x Sit Ups

3rd - 2nd Kyu
 

10 x Chudan Tsuki

 4 x Sanbon Ren Tsuki (same hand) (fwd)
4 x Sanbon Tsuki (fwd)
4 x Oi Tsuki, Haito, Ura Tskuki (fwd)
4 x Oi Tsuki, Chuto Uchi, Tate Tsuki(fwd)
4 x Ageuke, Gyaku Tsuki, Uraken (bwd)
4 x Uchiuke, Kizami Tsuki, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Sotouke, Yoko Empi, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki (bwd)
4 x Gedanbarai, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki (bwds – 45 degs)
4 x Chuto Uke, Maeshi geri, Nukite (bwd)
4 x Maegeri, Nidan Tsuki (fwd)
3 x Yoko Geri Keage/Kekomi (Same Leg) (both sides)
4 x Yoko Geri Kekomi, Uraken,  Gyaku Tsuki
4 x Jodan Mawashi Geri, Gyaku Tsuki, Uraken
4 x Ushiro Geri, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki
4 x Ura Mawashi Geri, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki
Hachi Hoi Uraken Uchi

Bassai Dai + Heian Yondan Ura

Ju - Ippon Kumite
1 x Jodan, 1 x Chudan, 1 x Maegeri, 1 x Yoko Geri, 1 x Mawashi Geri, 1 x Ushiro Geri(both sides)
Juute Kumite (1 x minute)
Must attempt to score with two attacking techniques

All Defence Techniques from previous gradings

Strength assessment: 25 x Push Ups, 25 x Sit Ups