Yellow Belt Karate Program

YELLOW BELT - SECHIKYU - 9th, 8th, & 7th KYU REQUIREMENTS

  • DACHI : STANCES
  • Kiotsuke / Attention
  • Yoi Dachi / Ready Stance
  • Musubi Dachi / Open Toe Stance
  • Zenkutsu Dachi / Forward Stance
  • Shiko Dachi / Sumo or Straddle Stance
  • UKE : BLOCK
  • Gedan Barai Uke / Lower Sweeping Block
  • Nino Ude Uke / Lower Inner Forearm Block
  • Chudan Ude Uke / Middle Inner Forearm Block
  • Chudan Soto Ude Uke / Middle Outer Forearm Block
  • Jodan Age Uke / High Rising Block
  • Juji Uke / Crossed Block
  • Juji Uke / Crossed Block
  • Shuto Uki/ Knife Hand Block
  • UCHI / TSUKI : STRIKE / PUNCH
  • Seiken Tsuki / Forefist Punch
  • Tate Tsuki / Vertical Fist Punch
  • Ura Tsuki / Inverted Punch
  • Ura Ken Uchi / Backfist Strike
  • Tetsui Uchi/ Hammer Fist
  • Shuto Uchi/ Knife Hand
  • Gyaku Tsuki / Reverse Punch
  • GERI  : KICK
  • Hiza Geri / Knee Kick
  • Mae Geri / Front Kick
  • Yoko Geri / Side Kick
  • Mawashi Geri / Roundhouse Kick
  • KATA : FORMS
  • Jin no Kata Sho / First Kata of the people
  • Shi Ho No Ho / Four Way (4 Directions)
  • Ten no Kata / Kata of the Heavens
  •   * Demonstrate several self defense combinations using any of the blocks, strikes and kicks from above against a
  •  prescribed attack.
  •  * Written Quiz - Be able to relate all above terminology.
    Recommended reading: Kobudo & Zen by Mark Bishop
  • Minimum time in grade - 30 hours
  • SECHIKYU 7TH KYU YELLOW BELT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NKKF

    UCHI/ TSUKI: STRIKES/ PUNCHES

    DACHI: STANCES

    UKE: BLOCKS

    GERI: KICKS

    KATA: FORMS