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5th kyu exam

5th Kyu Kihon, Kata & Kumite Requirements.

KIHON: (fwd & back)

Zenkutsu dachi - Front stance

1. Triple punch, chudan - Sanbon zuki (4x)

2. Rising block, double punch - Age uke, ni zuki (4x)

3. Outside block, double punch – Soto uke, ni zuki (4x)

4. Inside block, double punch - Uchi uke, ni zuki (4x)

5. Down block, double punch - Gedan barai, ni zuki (4x)

Kokutsu dachi / Zenkutsu dachi - Back stance / front stance

6. Knife hand block, front leg snap kick / spear hand thrust - Shuto uke, mae ashi mae geri keage / nukite (4x)

Kiba dachi

7. Outside block, elbow strike - Soto uke, empi uchi (4x)

KICKS: (alternating legs)

Zenkutsu dachi - Front stance

8. Front snap kick, front thrust kick - Mae geri keage, mae geri kekomi (2x)

9. Front snap kick, round house kick - Mae geri keage, mawashi geri kekomi (2x)

10. Front snap kick, side thrust kick - Mae geri keage, yoko geri kekomi (2x)

11. Round house kick, back kick - Mawashi geri, ushiro geri (2x)

Kiba dachi

12. Side thrust kick, back kick - Yoko geri kekomi, ushiro geri (2x)

Zenkutsu dachi - Front stance

13. Front snap kick, round house, side thrust, back kick - Mae geri keage, mawashi geri kekomi, Yoko geri kekomi, ushiro geri (1x)

14. Front snap kick, lunge punch - Mae geri keage, oi zuki (4x)

15. Reverse punch, front snap kick - Gyaku zuki, mae geri keage (4x)

Kiba dachi - Side stance

16. Side snap kick, side thrust kick - Yoko geri keage, yoko geri kekomi (4x)

Stationary Kicks

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

KATA:

Heian Godan

KUMITE:

One step sparring - Ippon kumite

Jodan – Oi zuki (upper level lunge punch)

Chudan – Oi zuki (middle level lunge punch)

Front snap kick - Mae geri keage

Round house kick - Mawashi geri

Side thrust kick - Yoko geri kekomi

Back kick - Ushiro geri