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GRADING FROM: 1st DAN (Sho Dan) to 2nd DAN (Ni Dan) Black Belt


Combinations will be decided by the grading examiner on the day.

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FEMALE OPTION: Self defence moves against 2 or 4 opponents.

Jiyu kumite (freestyle) Fighting three consecutive opponents. Women have the choice of Jiyu kumite or Self Defence.


KATA (click below for video clip)

Examiner may select any Heian katas or Kihon Kata, Tekki Shodan & Bassai Dai

Examiner may select any kata from list below:


Kanku Dai, Bassai Dai, Tekki Nidan, Tekki Shodan, Jiin, Hangetsu, Empi, Jitte, Chinte, Jion


NB: Candidates will be assessed on their technical ability.


Candidates may select any one of the following kata:

Nijushiho, Bassai Sho, Sochin, Kanku Sho


The Full List Here


Candidates must wait a minimum time period of 2 years between 1st Dan & 2nd Dan gradings.

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