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Demonstrate combination techniques as prescribed by examiner: ALL CONSECUTIVE TECHNIQUES FROM PREVIOUS TESTS. Demonstrate/Perform one Kata from candidate's style with skill appropriate to the rank. Demonstrate/Perform one Shitei (Mandatory) Kata from the current World Karate Federation (WKF) list of mandatory Kata with skill appropriate to rank Demonstrate either Jyu Kumite (Free Sparring) or Ippon Kumite (one step sparring) at the option or the candidate. Note: If the candidate opts to demonstrate free sparring, then the Board of Examiners will select an opponent from the candidate pool or alternate to spar with the candidate under examination. The free sparring bout will not exceed two minutes running time, and will not be stopped and scored. The candidate must demonstrate control, skill, strategy and technique appropriate to the rank.If the candidate opts to demonstrate 1 step sparring, then the candidate shall bring a partner to demonstrate such sparring technique to the Examining Board. The candidate shall demonstrate not less than 6 nor more than 10 attack and defense technique, which must include varied punching attacks to the head and midsection, and varied kicking attacks to the head and midsection.
SHODAN / SHODAN HO (1ST DAN) LEVEL
SHODAN 1ST DEGREE BLACK BELT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NKKF