Grading

1st Dan Black Belt Shodan Grading in Japanese only

 Kihon, Tsuki & Keri, Uke (Basic Techniques)
Any techniques can be chosen from previous gradings
Tobikomozuki – Gyakazuki – Maegeri – Mawashigeri – Yokogeri – Ushiromawashigeri - Shutouke

 Sonoba-zuki (On the Spot) (From Shizentai Stance)
Ayumiashi Junzuki – Punch
Ayumiashi Gyakazuki - Reverse Punch

Ayumiashi Tobikomizuki - Jab Punch
Uraken uchi - Back Fist Strike

Furiken Uchi - Hook Punch
Nido Zuki Jodan and Chudan (Double Punch)

Tsuki with Tai No Ido
Jodan Uke – Head Block – Gyakuzuki
Soto Uke – Outer Block – Gyakuzuki
Uchi Uke – Inner Block – Gyakuzuki
Gedan Barai – Lower Block – Gyakuzuki
Jodan Nagashiuke (Open hand) - Jodan Zuki

Sonoba-Geri (From Shizentai Stance)
Maegeri Chudan - Front Kick
Mawashigeri - Round Kick
Yokogeri - Side Kick
Ushirogeri - Back Kick
Kette Junzuki

Kette Gyakuzuki

Empi Drill
Sonoba - Age - Ushiro - Mawashi - Yoko
With Stances Junzuki - Nekoashi - Shikodachi - Suriashi

Renrakuwaza (Combination Techniques)
Maegeri – Mawashigeri – Yoko geri – Gyakuzuki
Surikomi Maegeri –  Mawashigeri – Mawashigeri Gyakuzuki
Gyakuzuki – Front leg Mawashigeri – Back Leg Mawashigeri
Surikomi Ushiromawashigeri - Mawashigeri – Gyakuzuki

Dachi (Stances)
Musubidachi – Attention Stance - Junzuki – Fighting Stance - Gyakazuki – Reverse Stance
Mahanmi No Nekoashi Side viewing Back Stance - Nekoashi - Cat Stance
Shikodachi – Even Stance feet 45 Degrees - Shizentai – Right & Left Natural Stance - Kokutsudachi – Back Stance - Heisokudachi – Closed Toes Stance - Sagiashi Dachi – One Legged Stance - Tate Seishan – Vertical Stance - Yoko Seishan – Side Stance - Naifanchi – Feet Inwards Stance - Motodachi – Even Stance - Gyaku Nekoashi – Reverse Cat Stance

All of the following drills and techniques to be performed with a partner or as a Kata
3 Sectional Drill to be performed as a Kata only
Footwork Drill  as a Kata 1 to 9
Fundamental Hand techniques as a kata 1 to 3
Black Belt Kumite Drill Techniques Numbers 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 - 7 - 8 as a Kata
Pad work Drill with a partner  - All 3 sections
Sanbon Kumite 1,2,3,4 Jodan Uke, Soto Uke, Gedan Uke, Uchi Uke

Kata (Form) Must be performed correctly to dojo standard to include Timing, Zanshin and accurate presentation. Pinan Yondan, ShodanKushanku,  & Ji Yu Kumite

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