GOLD BELT TEST REQUIREMENTS

1.    Hour requirement (number of classes) 20

2.   Clean uniform with Kiyobukan patch

3.   Kihon Dachi – Basic Stances

a.      Stance #1 – Heisoku Dachi (closed toe stance)

b.      Sance #2 – Musubi Dachi (open toe stance)

c.       Stance #3 – Heiko Dachi (parallel stance)

d.      Stance #4 – Hachiji Dachi (ready stance)

e.      Stance #5 – Naihanchi Dachi (hour glass stance)

f.        Stance #6 – Shiko Dachi (straddle-leg stance)

g.      Stance #7 – Kiba Dachi (Horse stance)

h.      Stance #8 – Zenkutsu Dachi (forward stance)

i.        Sance #9 – Kokutsu Dachi (back Stance)

j.        Stance #10 – Nekoashi Dachi (Cat stance)

 

4.   Te Waza

a.      A demonstration of Seiken Zuki (fore-fist punch)

 i.      Strike with the two big knuckles

ii.      Wrist should be massugu (straight)

iii.      Elbow must go itchoku sen (in a straight line)

iv.      Fist turns over at the shimai made (at the end) of the punch

b.      Demonstrate proper kime (focus)

i.      Jodan Zuki – High punch

ii.      Chudan Zuki – Center punch

iii.      Gedan Zuki – Low punch

iv.      Jodan Oi Zuki – Stepping high punch (zenkutsu dachi)

v.      Chudan Oi Zuki – Stepping center punch

vi.      Gedan Oi Zuki – Stepping low punch

vii.      Migikae Zuki – Jab in kokutsu dachi

viii.      Gyaku Zuki – Reverse punch (kokutsu dachi to a zenkutsu dachi using full hip action)

 5.      Empi Waza (6-elbow strikes)

 6.      Kihon Uke in Kokutsu Dachi with a Gyaku Zuki with full hip action

a.      Gedan Barai – Down Block

b.      Age Uke – Rising High Block

c.       Chudan Uke – Middle Inside Block

d.     Soto Uke – Middle Outside Block

e.      Shuto Uke – Knife Hand Block

7.                  Kihon Geri

a.      Standing Mae Geri – Standing front kick

b.      Standing Mawashi Geri – Standing Round Kick

c.       Standing Ushiro Geri – Standing Back Kick

d.      Standing Yoko Geri – Standing Side Kick

e.      Slide up Mae Geri

f.        Slide up Mawashi Geri

g.      Slide up Ushiro Geri

h.      Stepping Mae Geri

i.        Spinning Mawashi Geri

 

8.                  Defense Against Grabbing (4)

9.                  Kihon Kata

Ippon

Nihon

Sanbon

10.              Ukemi

a.      Falling Forward

b.      Falling Backward

c.       Forward Shoulder Roll

11.              Ashi Barai – Foot Sweep

a.      Deashibarai – forward foot sweep

b.      Osotogari – major outside reap

 

 12.              Karate Kotoba – Karate Vocabulary List


·         Seiken – Fist

·         Zuki – Punch

·         Dachi – Stance

·         Kime – Focus

·         Uke – Block

·         Kiai – Shouting Spirit

·         Kimochi – Attitude

·         Gi –  Karate Uniform

·         Massugu – Straight

 ·         Domo Arigato – Thank you

·         Itchoku Sen – Straight Line

·         Rei – Bow

·         Kamae – Ready position

·         Modotte – Return to ready position

·         Shimai Made – At the end

·         Karate – Empty Hands

·         Kansetsu – Knuckles

·         Kiotsuke -Attention

 

14.              Kiai – Shouting Spirit

15.              Kimochi – Attitude

16.              Student Pledge