JUNIOR GOLD BELT TEST REQUIREMENTS

1.  Hour requirement (number of classes) 20

2.  Clean uniform and fingernails

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.     Uke in Kokutsu Dachi

a.       Gedan Barai – Down Block

b.      Age Uke – Rising High Block

c.       Shuto Uke – Knife Hand Block

6.    Geri

a.       Tate Mae Geri – Standing front kick

b.      Tate Mawashi Geri – Standing Round Kick

c.       Tate Ushiro Geri – Standing Back Kick

d.      Tate Yoko Geri – Standing Side Kick

7.    Ukemi

a.       Falling Forward

b.      Falling Backward

8.  Ashi Barai – Foot Sweep

a.       Deashibarai – forward foot sweep

b.      Osotogari – major outside reap

9.  Karate Kotoba – Karate Vocabulary List

·         Seiken (say-ken) – Fist

·         Zuki (zoo-key) – Punch

·         Dachi (dah-chi) – Stance

·         Kime (Key-may) – Focus

·         Uke(oo-kay) – Block

·         Kiai (key-eye) – Shouting Spirit

·         Kimochi (key-mo-chi)– Attitude

·         Gi (Gee)-  Karate Uniform

·         Massugu (mass-u-gu)– Straight

·         Domo Arigato (do-mo-are-e-got-o) – Thank you

·         Itchoku Sen (e-choke-u-sen)– Straight Line

·         Rei (Ray) – Bow

·         Kamae (Ka-mai))– Ready position

·         Modotte (mo-doe-tay) – Return to ready position

·         Shimai Made (shim-my-i-ma-day) – At the end

·         Karate (ka-ra-tay) – Empty Hands

·         Kansetsu (can-set-soo) – Knuckles

·         Kiotsuke (key-oat-soo-kay) -Attention

10.            Kiai – Shouting Spirit

11.            Kimochi – Attitude