3rd Kyu - Brown Belt
Understanding of karate warm-up exercises and the ability to demonstrate them.
|One-step fighting (Kihon ippon kumite)||11. and 12.|
|Punchs (Tsuki)||U punch,|
|Blocks (Uke)||X block (head and groin level),|
|Kicks (Geri)||Axe kick, back spinning kick (mid level),|
|Self-defence (Goshin jutsu)||Five techniques for same side wrist grab, five techniques for cross hand wrist grab, five techniques for double wrist grab,|
|Sparring (Kumite)||Free sparring (with equal grade),|
|Exercises||50 push ups on knuckles,
100 sit ups,
|Notes:||The applicant must be physically fit to perform all techniques i.e. not injured.
Students will be tested on all previous grading techniques and patterns.