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"1st Level Black Belt 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, jab - Oi zuki, half step, kizami zuki (2x)

9. Lunge punch, half step, back fist - Oi zuki, half step, uraken uchi (2x)

10. Lunge punch, half step, reverse punch - Oi zuki, half step, gyaku zuki (2x)

11. Reverse punch, step forward, reverse punch - Gyaku zuki, step forward, gyaku zuki (4x)

12. Reverse punch, step forward, uraken uchi - Gyaku zuki, step forward, uraken uchi (4x)

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

14. Any hand combination - Te waza combination (1x)

KICKS:

High Zenkutsu dachi - Free style front stance

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

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

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

18. Reverse punch, side thrust kick - Gyaku zuki, yoko geri kekomi (6x)

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

20. Front kick, lunge punch, half step, reverse punch - Mae geri keage, oi zuki, half step, gyaku zuki (2x)

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

Stationary Kicks

22. Front snap, side snap, round house. back kick - Mae geri keage, yoko geri keage, mawashi geri, ushiro geri (5 sets)

Focus pencil

23. Reverse punch - gyaku zuki

KATA:

Pre- Shodan 1: Bassai Dai / Jion / Kankui Dai / Hangetsu
Pre- Shodan 2: Bassai Dai / Jion / Kankui Dai / Hangetsu / Empi
Pre- Shodan 3: Bassai Dai / Jion / Kankui Dai / Hangetsu / Empi / Tekki Nidan

KUMITE:

Competitive

Jyu kumite (tournament style) Shobu Ippon

Non-competitive

Jyu ippon kumite