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Junior Rank Kyu Requirements up to 15 years old students

 10-1

 

 

 

( orange belt with a red stripe )
A minimum of 2 months of continuous training

Theory
◾ The right way to fold of Karate -Gi
◾ The right way to wear Karate Gi
  Dojo Etiquette

Stances
◾ Fudo Dachi

Punches
Seiken Tsuki ( chudan , jodan , gedan )
Morote Seiken Tsuki ( chudan , jodan , gedan )

Blocks
Seiken Morote Gedan Barai ( Kakewake Uke )

Kicks
Hiza Geri Ganmen

 

 

 10-2

 

 

 

 

(orange belt with two red stripes )
A minimum of 2 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ The importance of Karate -Do and Kyokushinkai
◾ Dojo Oath

Stances
Yoi Dachi
Zenkutsu Dachi

Punches
Seiken Oi Tsuki ( chudan , jodan , gedan )
Morote Seiken Tsuki ( chudan , jodan , gedan )

Blocks
Seiken Mae Gedan Barai
Seiken Jodan Uke

Kicks
◾ Kin Geri

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Jodan
Defense: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Jodan Uke , Contra-attack: Kin Geri .

 

 

 9-1

 

 

 

 

 

(orange belt with two red and one blue stripes )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ The importance of Kanku
◾ Meaning of Karate Kyokushinkai and Shinkyokushinkai

Stances
Musubi Dachi

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Gyaku Seiken Tsuki ( chudan , jodan , gedan )

Blocks ( uke )
Seiken Chudan Soto Uke

Kicks ( geri )
Chusoku Mae Keage

Kata
Kihon Sono Ichi

Breathing
Nogare I

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan
Defense: Zenkutsu Dachi , Seiken Chudan Soto Uke , Contra: Seiken Tsuki Jodan Gyaku

 

 

 9-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

(orange belt with two red and two blue stripes )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Mas Oyama - the founder of Kyokushin Karate

Stances
Uchi Hachiji Dachi,
◾ correct to fight position- Kamate

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Seiken Ago Uchi

Blocks ( uke )
Seiken Chudan Uchi Uke

Kicks ( geri )
Chusoku Chudan Mae Geri

Kata
Taikyoku Sono Ichi ,

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan
Defense: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Chudan Uchi Uke , Contra: Seiken Tsuki Jodan Gyaku

*Renraku
Gyaku Seiken Tsuki ( chudan or jodan ) , Mae Geri Chudan Chusoku , back to fighting position

 

 

8-1 

 

(blue belt with a red stripe )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Dojo Oath

Positions ( dachi )
Sanchin Dachi
Kiba Dachi
◾ Standing distance in fighting position- Kamate 2 step distance

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
◾ Tate Seiken Tsuki ( chudan , jodan , gedan )
Uraken Shita Tsuki

Blocks ( uke )
Seiken Chudan Uchi Uke Gedan Barai

Kicks ( geri )
◾ Mae Geri Jodan Chusoku

Kata
Taikyoku Sono Ni

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Mae Geri Chudan Chusoku
Defense: Kiba - Dachi (450 ) , Seiken Oi Chudan Soto Uke , Contra: Gyaku Tate Tsuki Jodan

*Renraku
◾ Step in the Zenkutsu Dachi forward , backward and Mawate of Oi Uke / Gyaku Tsuki

 

 

 8-2

 

 

(blue belt with two red stripes )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ History of Karate -Do,
Fall Down
 Yoko Ukemi

Positions ( dachi )
Kokutsu Dachi, Moving in fighting position ( front-back )

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Seiken Jun Tsuki ( chudan , jodan , gedan )

Blocks ( uke )
Seiken Morote Chudan Uchi Uke

Kicks ( geri )
Teisoku Soto Mawashi Keage

Kata
Taikyoku Sono San

*Sanbon Kumite Variant I
The position Zenkutsu - Dachi :
◾ I Step attack : Seiken Oi Tsuki Jodan - Defense: Seiken  Jodan Uke Oi
◾ II Step attack : Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan - Defense: Seiken Oi Soto Uke
◾ Third Step attack : Seiken Oi Tsuki Gedan - Defense: Seiken Oi Mae Gedan Barai + Gyaku Seiken Tsuki Chudan + Seiken Oi Mae Gedan Barai

Ippon Kumite
◾ -----------------------------------n/a

*Renraku
◾ In fighting position , Me Geri Chudan Chusoku , Seiken Tsuki Chudan Gyaku in Zenkudsu Dachi , back to fighting position , Mawate ( Seiken Chudan Uchi Uke ) , a step back in fighting position Seiken Chudan Soto Uke , Seiken Gedan Barai , the entrance to Zenkudsu Dachi , Seiken Tsuki Chudan Gyaku , back to fighting position Mawate ( Seiken Chudan Uchi Uke ) position Kamate.

 7-1

 

 

 

(blue belt with two red stripes and yellow )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ History of Karate Kyokushinkai

Positions ( dachi )
◾ Moving sideways in fighting position

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Tettsui Mae Yoko Uchi ( jodan , chudan , gedan )
Tettsui Yoko Uchi ( iodate , chudan , gedan )
Tettsui Komekami Uchi

Blocks ( uke )
Seiken Mawashi Gedan Barai

Kicks ( geri )
Heisoku ( Sokuto ) Uchi Mawashi Keage

Kata
Pinan Sono Ichi

Breathing Exercises
Gyaku Nogare

*Ippon kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Gedan
Defense: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Mawashi Uke Gedan Barai , Contra: Kokutsu - Dachi , Tettsui Mae Yoko Uchi Jodan

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 3 - fighting with opponents in accordance with the provisions of the cadets , juniors , seniors

 

 

 7-2

 

 

 

 

 (blue belt with two red and two yellow stripes )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
Shinkyokushinkai history , Kokoro understanding.

Fall Down
  Ushiro Ukemi

Positions ( dachi )
Neko Ashi Dachi
◾ The Descent from the blow line in fighting position

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Tettsui Ganmen Oroshi Uchi
Tettsui Hizo Uchi
Seiken Jun Tsuki

Blocks ( uke )
Shuto Mawashi Uke

Kicks ( geri )
Kansetsu Geri ( Sokuto )

Kata
Sakugi Kata Sono Ichi

Breathing Exercises
Ibuki Sankai

Ippon Kumite
◾ ------------------------n/a

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 3 - fighting with opponents in accordance with the provisions of the cadets , juniors , seniors

 

 6-1

 

 (yellow belt with red stripe )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Leaders of the World Organization Shinkyokushinkai


Positions ( dachi )
Heiko Dachi

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Uraken Shomen Ganmen Uchi
Uraken Sayu Ganmen Uchi
Uraken Hizo Uchi
Uraken Ganmen Oroshi Uchi

Blocks ( uke )
Osae Uke

Kicks ( geri )
Sokuto Yoko Keage
Mawashi Geri  Gedan ( chusoku , haisoku )

Kata
Kihon Kata Sono Ni

Ippon kumite
◾ -------------------------------n/a

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 4 - fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 

 6-2

 

 

 (yellow belt with two red stripes )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam


Theory
◾ Leaders Organization Shinkyokushinkai in USA

Positions ( dachi )
Tsuru Ashi Dachi

Punches( tsuki , uchi )
Uraken Mawashi Uchi
◾ Nihon Nukite ( hit the front - Me Tsuki )
Yonhon Nukite ( jodan , chudan )

Blocks ( uke )
Seiken Juji Uke ( jodan , gedan )

Kicks ( geri )
Mawashi Chudan Geri ( haisoku and chusoku )

Kata
Pinan Sono Ni

*Ippon kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Nihon Nukite Jodan
Defense: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Juji Jodan Uke , Contra: Sanchin - Dachi , Uraken Shomen Gamnen Uchi

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 4 - fighting with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors

 

 

 5-1

 

 

 

 (yellow belt with two red stripes and green )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Leaders Organization Shinkyokushinkai in North America

Positions ( dachi )
Shiko Dachi

Punches( tsuki , uchi )
Shotei Uchi ( jodan , chudan , gedan )

Blocks ( uke )
Shotei Uke ( jodan )

Kicks ( geri )
Sokuto Chudan Yoko Geri

Kata
Taikyoku Sono Ichi - Ura

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Jodan ,
Defense: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Shotei Jodan Uke , Contra: Moro Ashi - Dachi , Shotei Chudan Uchi

*Renraku :
◾ Mae Geri Chudan Chusoku , Kansetsu 45 deg Geri , Mawashi Geri Chudan , Gyaku Tsuki Chudan .

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 5 - fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors

 

 

 5-2

 

 

 

 

 (yellow belt with two red and two green stripes )
A minimum of 3 months of continuous training since the last exam


Theory
◾ Knowledge of general principles and rules of sportsmanship

Positions ( dachi )
◾ Moro Ashi Dachi

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Jodan Hiji Ate

Blocks ( uke )
Shotei Uke ( chudan , gedan )

Kicks ( geri )
Ushiro Geri ( chudan or gedan )

Kata
Pinan Sono San

Ippon Kumite
◾ --------------------------------n/a

*Renraku :
◾ Mae Geri Chudan Chusoku , Mawashi Geri Chudan Haisoku , Yoko Geri Chudan Sokuto , Ushiro Chudan Geri , Gyaku Tsuki Chudan .

Kumite
  Jiyu Kumite - 5 - fighting with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 

 4-1

 

(green belt with red stripe )
A minimum of 6  months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Knowledge of the World Organization of Shinkyokushinkai


Positions ( dachi )
Heisoku Dachi

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Sakotsu Shuto Uchi , Shuto Uchi Komi , Shuto Yoko Uchi Ganmen

Blocks ( uke )
Shuto Jodan Uchi Uke , Shuto Jodan Uke , Shuto Chudan Soto Uke

Kicks ( geri )
Mawashi Geri Jodan ( chusoku , haisoku )

Kata
Sanchin No Kata

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan
Defense: Kokutsu - Dachi , Shuto Chudan Uchi Uke Contra: Yoko Geri Jodan

*Sanbon Kumite Variant II
◾ Attack (1): Seiken Oi Tsuki Jodan , defense (1): Seiken Jodan Uke + third step of the Contra : Gyaku Tsuki Jodan
◾ Attack (2): Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan , defense (2): Seiken Chudan Soto Uke + third step of the Contra Gyaku Tsuki Chudan

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - free fight - 6 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 4-2

 

 

(green belt with two red stripes )
A minimum of 6 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Knowledge of all techniques names

Positions ( dachi )
◾ Moving in Kamate for 3 distance for fighting

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Hizo Shuto Uchi , Shuto Jodan Uchi Uchi

Blocks ( uke )
Chudan Shuto Uchi Uke , Shuto Mae Gedan Barai , Shuto Mawashi Uke Mae

Kicks ( geri )
◾ Yoko Geri Jodan Sokuto
Ushiro Geri Jodan

Kata
Sakugi Sono Ni

Ippon Kumite
◾ -------------------------------------n/a

*Sanbon Kumite Variant III
◾ Attack (3): Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan , defense (3): Seiken Chudan Uchi Uke + third step of the Contra Gyaku Tsuki Chudan
◾ Attack (4): Mae Geri Chudan Chusoku , defense (4): Mae Gedan Barai + third step of the Contra Gyaku Mawashi Geri Jodan (after we kick the leg forward to Zenkutsu Dachi )

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 6 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 3-1

 

 

 

(green belt with two red stripes and brown )
A minimum of 6 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Knowledge of principles and rules Kumite competitions

Positions ( dachi )
◾ Moving in Kamate for 3 distance for fighting and 45 deg

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Hiji Ate ( chudan , iodate ) , Chudan Mae Hiji Ate ,

Blocks ( uke )
Shuto Jodan Uke Juji

Kicks ( geri )
Kakato Mae Geri ( chudan , gedan )

Kata
Pinan Sono Yon

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Jodan
Defense: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Jodan Shuto Juji Uke , Contra: Kokutsu Dachi , Ushiro Hiji Ate

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 7 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 

 3-2

 

 

 

 

(green belt with two red stripes and two bronze )
A minimum of 6 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Basic strategy in Kumite (fighting)

Positions ( dachi )
Kake Dachi

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
◾ Age Hiji Ate ( jodan , chudan ) , Ushiro Hiji Ate , Oroshi Hiji Ate

Blocks ( uke )
Shuto Uke Gedan Juji

Kicks ( geri )
Kakato Mae Geri ( iodate )

Kata
Sakugi Sono San


Ippon Kumite
◾ -------------------------------n/a

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 7 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 

 2-1

 

 (brown belt with a red stripe )
A minimum of 12 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Knowledge of principles and rules of kata competitions

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Hiraken ( Hiraken Tsuki (jodan , chudan) , Hiraken Oroshi Uchi , Hiraken Mawashi Uchi
◾ Age Jodan Tsuki

Blocks ( uke )
Koken Uke ( jodan )

Kicks ( geri )
Nidan Tobi Geri ,

Kata
Pinan Sono Go

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu Dachi , Jodan Tsuki Ken Hira
Defense: Neko Ashi Dachi , Jodan Koken Uke , Contra: Kiba Dachi (45 deg ) , Jodan Tsuki Age

Renraku
◾ -----------------------------------n/a

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 8 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors

 

 

 2-2

 

 

 (brown belt with two red stripes )
A minimum of 12 months of continuous training since the last exam

Theory
◾ Understanding basic Kata Bunkai- application

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Haishu ( jodan , chudan )
Koken Uchi ( jodan , chudan , gedan )

Blocks ( uke )
Koken Uke ( chudan , gedan )

Kicks ( geri )
◾ Mae Tobi Geri

Kata
Gekisai Dai

Ippon Kumite
◾ ----------------------------n/a

*Renraku
◾ Revocation and block Seiken Mae Gedan Barai , sliding forward Seiken Ago Uchi , sliding forward Seiken Tsuki Chudan Gyaku , step forward and kick Hiza Ganmen Geri , Mae Geri Chudan Chusoku , Mawashi Geri Chudan Haisoku , Ushiro Chudan Geri , Mae Seiken Gedan Barai , Seiken Tsuki Chudan Gyaku .

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 8 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 

 1-1

 

 

 

 

 (brown belt with two red stripe and black stripe )
A minimum of 12 months of continuous training since the last exam

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
Ryutoken Tsuki ( jodan , chudan )

Blocks ( uke )
Chudan Haito Uchi Uke

Kicks ( geri )
◾ Yoko Tobi Geri
Jodan Uchi Geri Haisoku

Kata
Tsuki No Kata

*Ippon Kumite
◾ Attack: Zenkutsu - Dachi , Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan
Defense: Kokutsu - Dachi , Chudan Haito Uchi Uke , Contra: Jodan Uchi Haisoku Mawashi Geri

Renraku
◾ --------------------------------n/a
 
Kumite
Jiyu Kumite  - 9 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors


 

 

 1-2

 (brown belt with two red stripes and two black )
A minimum of 12 months of continuous training since the last exam

Punches ( tsuki , uchi )
◾ Naka Yubi Ipponken( jodan , chudan ) , Oya Yubi Ipponken

Blocks ( uke )
Kake Uke ( jodan , chudan )

Kicks ( geri )
Oroshi Uchi Geri Kakato
Oroshi Soto Geri Kakato

Kata
Yantsu

Ippon Kumite
◾ ---------------------------n/a

*Renraku
◾ Part 1: Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan , Seiken Gyaku Tsuki Chudan , Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan , Seiken Gyaku Shita Tsuki ,
◾ Part 2: Mawashi Geri Oi Haisoku Jodan (front leg), Seiken Oi Tsuki Chudan , Seiken Chudan Gyaku Tsuki , Mawashi Geri Haisoku Jodan ( back leg ) .

Kumite
Jiyu Kumite - 9 fights with opponents in accordance with the regulations for cadets , juniors , seniors

 

NOTE:

  1. ALL REQUIREMENTS MARKED (*) WILL BE IN THE USA PROGRAM FROM 2016 (Ippon Kumite, Sanbon Kumite, Renyaku).
  2. Senior Rank Requirements combined both junior ranks except amount of Jiyu Kumite but not limited to minimum fights amount.
  3. Additional Stamina and Exercise requirements can apply pending examiner preference.

 



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