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1st Kyu Brown Belt

"1st Kyu Requirements"

KIHON: (fwd & back)

High Zenkutsu dachi - Free style front stance

1. Jab - Kizami zuki (6x)

2. Back fist - Uraken uchi (6x)

3. Reverse punch - Gyaku zuki (6x)

4. Lunge punch - Oi zuki (4x)

5. Lunging reverse punch - Oi gyaku zuki (4x)

6. Jab, lunge punch - Kizami zuki, oi zuki (4x)

7. Jab, reverse punch - Kizami zuki, gyaku zuki (4x)

8. Lunge punch, half step, reverse punch - Oi zuki, half step, gyaku zuki (3x)

9. Jab, lunge punch, half step, reverse punch - Kizami zuki, oi zuki, half step, gyaku zuki (2x)

10. Any combination - Zuki combination (1x)

KICKS:

High Zenkutsu dachi - Free style front stance

11. Front kick, lunge punch - Mae geri keage, oi zuki (6x)

12. Reverse punch, front kick - Gyaku zuki, mae geri keage (6x)

13. Reverse punch, round house kick - Gyaku zuki, mawashi geri (6x)

14. Reverse punch, side thrust kick - Gyaku zuki, mawashi geri (6x)

15. Back kick, reverse punch - Ushiro geri, gyaku zuki (6x)

16. Any kick combination - Geri combination (1x)

Stationary Kicks

17. Front snap kick, side snap kick, back kick - Mae geri keage, yoko geri keage, ushiro geri (5 sets)

KATA:

Bassai Dai / Jion / Kankui Dai

KUMITE:

Free step sparring - Jyu Ippon kumite

Jodan – Kizami zuki, gyaku zuki, oi zuki (nagashi uke)

Chudan – Kizami zuki, gyaku zuki, oi zuki (nagashi uke)

Front snap kick - Mae geri keage (naiwan gedan uke)

Round house kick - Mawashi geri (naiwan gedan uke)

Side thrust kick - Yoko geri kekomi (naiwan gedan uke)

Back kick - Ushiro geri (naiwan gedan uke)

* nagashi uke = sweeping block

** naiwan gedan uke = downward inside forearm block