Junior Gradings

THE JKA-SKC AUSTRALASIA JUNIOR GRADING SYSTEM

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The JKA-SKC Australasia junior grading system consists of 17 levels.
It is designed to suit children of all ages. Younger children are required to complete all 17 levels, while older children (at the discretion of the instructor) may be given the opportunity to attempt 2 levels at one grading. This system ensures that all junior karate-ka have achieved the required skill and have reached an appropriate age before attempting the black belt exam.

Grading for: Yellow 1
Grading for: Yellow 2
Grading for: Orange 1
Grading for: Orange 2
Grading for: Green 1
Grading for: Blue 1
Grading for: Blue 2
Grading for: Purple 1
Grading for: Purple 2
Grading for: Red 1
Grading for: Red 2
Grading for: Brown 1
Grading for: Brown 2
Grading for: Solid Brown
Grading for: Black 1
Grading for: Black 2

 

Grading for: Yellow 1 (Recommended minimum age 5 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display correct stance.

Basics (Kihon)

Lunge Punch (oi zuki) 5 times forward in front stance, target sternum (chudan) height.
Upper rising block (age uke) 5 times forward in front stance.
Outward/inward block (soto uke) 5 times forward in front stance
Inward/Outward block (uchi uke) 5 times forward in front stance
Downward block (gedan barai) 5 times forward in front stance
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times (each leg) in front stance (Place foot back after each kick)
Straddle stance (kiba dachi) Student performs 10 choku zuki at sternum height

Sparring (Kumite)
In the standing ready position at arm distance from partner one partner attacks with a straight punch (choku zuki) to face level (Jodan) 5 times. Partner defends the face level punch with the Upper rising block (age uke)

In the standing ready position at arm distance from partner one partner attacks with a straight punch (choku zuki) to sternum level (chudan) 5 times. Partner defends the sternum level punch with the Outward/Inward block (Soto uke)

Form (Kata)
Student must be able to perform the first 5 moves of 1st Kata (Heian Shodan)

Conditioning
10 Push ups (modified style with knees on ground)
10 Sit ups (partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Yellow 2 (Recommended minimum age 5 years 6 months)

Special requirements: Student must display good form and posture.

Basics (Kihon)

Lunge Punch (oi zuki) 5 times forward in front stance, target sternum height.
Upper rising block (age uke) 5 times forward in front stance. (zenkutsu dachi)
Outward/inward block (soto uke) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Inward/Outward block (uchi uke) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Downward block (gedan barai) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times in front stance (Place foot back after each kick)
Straddle stance (kiba dachi) Student performs 10choku zuki at sternum height
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg (Holding onto wall or bar)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg (Holding onto wall or bar)

Sparring (Kumite)
In the standing ready position at arm distance from partner one partner attacks with a straight punch (choku zuki) to face level (Jodan) 5 times. Partner defends the face level punch with the Upper rising block (age uke)

In the standing ready position at arm distance from partner one partner attacks with a straight punch (choku zuki) to sternum level (chudan) 5 times. Partner defends the sternum level punch with the Outward/Inward block (Soto uke)

Form (Kata)
Student must be able to perform the first 9 moves of 1st Kata (Heian Shodan)

Conditioning
10 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
10 Sit ups (partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Orange 1 (Recommended minimum age 6 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display good form and posture. Which includes stance depth,length and width. Also the student must be able to demonstrate the two hip positions. Half and full facing.

Basics (Kihon)

Lunge Punch (oi zuki) 5 times forward in front stance, target sternum height.
Upper rising block (age uke) 5 times forward in front stance. (zenkutsu dachi)
Outward/inward block (soto uke) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Inward/Outward block (uchi uke) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Downward block (gedan barai) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)

Sparring (Kumite)5 step sparring (Go Hon Kumite)
Attacker steps forward 5 times punching face level target (Jodan) defender step backward blocking upper rising block. After the 5th attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching sternum level target (chudan)defender step backward blocking Outward/inward block. After the 5th attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Form (Kata)
Student must be able to perform the first 17 moves of 1st Kata (Heian Shodan)

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan. Wrist hold escape. Both right and left side.

Conditioning
12 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
12 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Orange 2 (Recommended minimum age 6 years 6 months old)

Special requirements: Student must display good form and posture. Which includes stance depth, length and width. Also the student must be able to demonstrate the two hip position. Half and full facing.

Basics (Kihon)

Lunge Punch (oi zuki) 5 times forward (target sternum height) and backwards (target chin height) in front stance
Upper rising block (age uke) 5 times forward and backwards in front stance. (zenkutsu dachi)
Outward/inward block (soto uke) 5 times forward and backwards in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Inward/Outward block (uchi uke) 5 times forward and backwards in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Downward block (gedan barai) 5 times forward and backwards in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times forward and backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)

Sparring (Kumite) 5 step sparring (Go Hon Kumite)

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching face level target (Jodan) defender step backward blocking upper rising block. After the 5th attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching sternum level target (chudan)defender step backward blocking Outward/inward block. After the 5th attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Form (Kata)
Student must be able to perform first Kata (Heian Shodan).

Self defence / grappling.
Application of movement 4 of (1st) Heian Shodan. Wrist hold escape. Both right and left side.
Back Break fall five times.

Conditioning
14 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
14 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Green 1 (Recommended minimum age 7 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display good form. In addition the student must display focus in all movements.

Basics (Kihon)

Lunge Punch (oi zuki) 5 times forward (target sternum height) in front stance
Upper rising block (age uke) 5 times backwards in front stance. (zenkutsu dachi)
Outward/inward block (soto uke) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Inward/Outward block (uchi uke) 5 times backwards in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Downward block (gedan barai) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)

Sparring (Kumite) 5 step sparring (Go Hon Kumite)

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching face level target (Jodan) defender step backward blocking upper rising block. After the 5th attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching sternum level target (chudan)defender step backward blocking Outward/inward block. After the 5th attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Form (Kata)
Student must be able to perform first Kata (Heian Shodan) and the first 11 moves of second Kata (Heian NiDan).

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan. Wrist hold escape. Both right and left side.
Back break fall five times.Escape from two handed wrist hold. Cross grip wrist hold.
Scarf hold. Demonstrate this on both sides of the body.

Conditioning
16 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
16 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Blue 1 (Recommended minimum age 8 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display good form and focus. In addition the student must display be able to show hip rotation in all combinations.

Basics (Kihon)

Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance.
Soto uke/gyaku zuki – Outward/inward block reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Uchi uke/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)

Sparring (Kumite) 5 step sparring (Go Hon Kumite)

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching face level target (Jodan) defender step backward blocking upper rising block. After each attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching sternum level target (chudan)defender step backward blocking Outward/inward block. After each attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Form (Kata)
Student must be able to perform first Kata (Heian Shodan), second Kata( Heian Nidan) and the first 10 moves of third Kata (Heian Sandan).

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan. Wrist hold escape. Both right and left side.
Back break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke.
Scarf hold and side body control

Conditioning
18 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
20 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Blue 2 (Recommended minimum age 8 years 6 months)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action. In addition the student must display be able to show hip rotation in all combinations.

Basics (Kihon)

Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance.
Soto uke/gyaku zuki – Outward/inward block reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Uchi uke/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)

Sparring (Kumite) 5 step sparring (Go Hon Kumite)

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching face level target (Jodan) defender step backward blocking upper rising block. After each attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Attacker steps forward 5 times punching sternum level target (chudan)defender step backward blocking Outward/inward block. After each attack the defender counter strikes with a right reverse punch.

Form (Kata)
Student must be able to perform first Kata (Heian Shodan), second Kata( Heian Nidan) and third Kata (Heian Sandan).

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind.
Scarf hold, side body control.

Conditioning
20 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
25 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Purple 1 (Recommended minimum age 9 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance.
Soto uke/gyaku zuki – Outward/inward block reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Uchi uke/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.

Sparring (Kumite)
One Step Basic Sparring (Kihon Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach

Each attack is performed twice. Once on the right and once on the left. Defender must effectively block and counter each attention. Attention should be paid to direct distancing.

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform first Kata (Heian Shodan), second Kata (Heian Nidan), third Kata (Heian Sandan) and the first 13 moves of fourth Kata (Heian Yondan).

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan. Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind.
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control

Conditioning
22 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
28 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Purple 2 (Recommended minimum age 9 years 6 months)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance.
Soto uke/gyaku zuki – Outward/inward block reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Uchi uke/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.

Sparring (Kumite)
One Step Basic Sparring (Kihon Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach

Each attack is performed twice. Once on the right and once on the left. Defender must effectively block and counter each attention. Attention should be paid to direct distancing.

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform first Kata( Heian Shodan), second Kata( Heian Nidan), third Kata( Heian Sandan) and fourth Kata( Heian Yondan).

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind.
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw.

Conditioning
24 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
30 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Red 1 (Recommended minimum age 10years old)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance.
Soto uke/gyaku zuki – Outward/inward block reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Uchi uke/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance

Sparring (Kumite)
One Step Basic Sparring (Kihon Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach
Chu-dan Yoko geri – side thrust kick to stomach

Each attack is performed twice. Once on the right and once on the left. Defender must effectively block and counter each attention. Attention should be paid to direct distancing.

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan and the first 12 moves of fifth Kata (Heian Godan).

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind. Headlock
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw.
Mount position

Conditioning
26 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
32 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Red 2 (Recommended minimum age 10 years 6 months)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance.
Soto uke/gyaku zuki – Outward/inward block reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Uchi uke/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/reverse punch 5 times backwards in front stance
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block (shuto uke) 5 times backwards in back stance (kokutsu dachi)
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.

Sparring (Kumite)
One Step Basic Sparring (Kihon Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach
Chu-dan Yoko geri – side thrust kick to stomach

Each attack is performed twice. Once on the right and once on the left. Defender must effectively block and counter each attention. Attention should be paid to direct distancing.

Forms(Kata)
Student must be able to perform Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan and Heian Godan.

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind. Headlock
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw.
Mount position. Outer reaping throw (o soto gari)

Conditioning
28 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
35 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Brown 1 (Recommended minimum age 11 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backward in front stance.
Soto uke/empi uchi/uraken uchi – Outward/inward block, same arm side elbow strike straddle stance,back fist strike, 5 times forward
Uchi uke/kizami zuki/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/jab punch/reverse punch 5 times backward. Block in back stance, punches in front stance.
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block/nukite – Knife block back stance/sword strike front stance 5 times backward
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Two level front kicks (nidan geri) step through and perform two continuous front kicks at speed. Kick with the back leg first.
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.

Sparring (Kumite)
One Step Basic Sparring (Kihon Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach
Chu-dan Yoko geri – side thrust kick to stomach
Chu-dan or Jo-dan Mawashi geri – roundhouse kick to body or head

Each attack is performed twice. Once on the right and once on the left. Defender must effectively block and counter each attention. Attention should be paid to direct distancing.

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan and the first 15 moves of Tekki Shodan.

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind. Escape from a Headlock
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw.
Mount position. Outer reaping throw (O soto gari)

Conditioning
30 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
40 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Brown 2 (Recommended minimum age 11 years 6 months)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backward in front stance.
Soto uke/empi uchi/uraken uchi – Outward/inward block, same arm side elbow strike straddle stance,back fist strike, 5 times forward
Uchi uke/kizami zuki/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/jab punch/reverse punch 5 times backward. Block in back stance, punches in front stance.
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Knife hand block/nukite – Knife block back stance/sword strike front stance 5 times backward
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Two level front kicks (nidan geri) step through and perform two continuous front kicks at speed. Kick with the back leg first.
Consecutive kicking (Mae ren geri). Start by kicking with the front foot first then quickly step through and kick with the back leg.
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.

Sparring (Kumite)
Semi Free Sparring (Jiyu Ippon Kumite)

Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach
Yojo geri kekomi – side thrust kick
Mawashi geri – round kick

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan and Tekki Shodan

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind. Escape from a Headlock
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw.
Mount position. Outer reaping throw (O soto gari). Hip Throw

Conditioning
32 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
45 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Solid Brown (Recommended minimum age 12 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backward in front stance.
Soto uke/empi uchi/uraken uchi/gyaku zuki- Outward/inward block, same arm elbow strike straddle stance, back fist strike, reverse punch in forward stance. 5 times forward
Uchi uke/kizami zuki/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/jab punch/reverse punch 5 times backward. Block in back stance, punches in front stance.
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Chudan shuto uke/kizami maegeri/nukite.Knife hand block/front leg front kick/sword hand strike Knife block back stance/sword strike front stance 5 times backward
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Two level front kicks (nidan geri) step through and perform two continuous front kicks at speed. Kick with the back leg first.
Consecutive kicking (Mae ren geri). Start by kicking with the front foot first then quickly step through and kick with the back leg.
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.

Sparring (Kumite)
Semi Free Sparring (Jiyu Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach
Yojo geri kekomi – side thrust kick
Mawashi geri – round kick

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan and Tekki Shodan

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind. Escape from a Headlock
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw.
Mount position. Outer reaping throw (O soto gari). Arm bar from the mount, ashi barai (foot sweep).
North South hold down.

Conditioning
35 Push ups (modified style with knees on the ground)
50 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Junior Black 1 (Recommended minimum age 12 years 6 months)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed. In addition the student must display flow in techniques.

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backward in front stance.
Soto uke/empi uchi/uraken uchi/gyaku zuki- Outward/inward block, same arm elbow strike straddle stance, back fist strike, reverse punch in forward stance. 5 times forward
Uchi uke/kizami zuki/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/jab punch/reverse punch 5 times backward. Block in back stance, punches in front stance.
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Chudan shuto uke/kizami maegeri/nukite.Knife hand block/front leg front kick/sword hand strike Knife block back stance/sword strike front stance 5 times backward
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Two level front kicks (nidan geri) step through and perform two continuous front kicks at speed. Kick with the back leg first.
Consecutive kicking (Mae ren geri). Start by kicking with the front foot first then quickly step through and kick with the back leg.
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.
Back kick (ushiro geri) 5 times forward in fighting stance

Sparring (Kumite)
Semi Free Sparring (Jiyu Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach
Yojo geri kekomi – side thrust kick
Mawashi geri – round kick

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan, Tekki Shodan and a favourite kata selected from Bassai dai, Kanku dai, Hangetsu, Empi or Jion.

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind. Escape from a Headlock
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw.
Mount position. Outer reaping throw (O soto gari). Arm bar from the mount, ashi barai (foot sweep).
North South hold down. Around the clock control, all throws from previous gradings, blood choke, air choke.

Conditioning
35 Push ups (full push up hands and toes)
60 Sit ups ( partner holding feet)

 

Grading for: Junior Black 2 (Recommended minimum age 13 years old)

Special requirements: Student must display form, focus, hip action, speed, flow and explosive movements

Basics (Kihon)
Sanbon zuki – (triple punch Jodan/chudan/chudan) 5 times forward in front stance,
Age uke/gyaku zuki – Upper rising block reverse punch 5 times backward in front stance.
Soto uke/empi uchi/uraken uchi/gyaku zuki- Outward/inward block, same arm elbow strike straddle stance, back fist strike, reverse punch in forward stance. 5 times forward
Uchi uke/kizami zuki/gyaku zuki – Inward/Outward block/jab punch/reverse punch 5 times backward. Block in back stance, punches in front stance.
Gedan barai/gyaku zuki – Downward block/reverse punch 5 times forward in front stance
Chudan shuto uke/kizami maegeri/nukite.Knife hand block/front leg front kick/sword hand strike Knife block back stance/sword strike front stance 5 times backward
Front kick (mae geri) 5 times forward in front stance (zenkutsu dachi)
Two level front kicks (nidan geri) step through and perform two continuous front kicks at speed. Kick with the back leg first.
Consecutive kicking (Mae ren geri). Start by kicking with the front foot first then quickly step through and kick with the back leg.
Side snap kick (Yoko keage geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Side Thrust Kick ( Yoko kekomi geri) 3 times each leg in side stance (kiba dachi)
Round Kick (Mawashi geri) – 5 times forward in front stance.
Back kick (ushiro geri) 5 times forward in fighting stance

Sparring (Kumite)
Semi Free Sparring (Jiyu Ippon Kumite)
Jo-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the face
Chu-dan oi zuki attack – lunge punch to the stomach
Chu-dan mae geri – front kick to stomach
Yoko geri kekomi – side thrust kick
Mawashi geri – round kick
Ushiro geri – back kick

Forms (Kata)
Student must be able to perform Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan, Tekki shodan and a favourite kata selected from Bassai dai, Kanku dai, Hangetsu, Empi or Jion.

Self defence / grappling.
Kata application: Movement 4 of Heian Shodan.Wrist hold escape both left and right side.
break fall five times, Side break falls both left and right.
Escape from the following; two handed wrist hold, cross grip hold, front throat choke, rear throat choke. Bear hug arms pinned from behind. Escape from a Headlock
Scarf hold, side body control. Cross body control. Shoulder throw. Hip Throw.
Mount position. Outer reaping throw (O soto gari). Arm bar from the mount, ashi barai (foot sweep).
North South hold down. Around the clock control, all throws from previous gradings, blood choke, air choke.

Conditioning
40 Push ups (full push ups hands and toes)
70 Sit ups (partner holding feet)