The following syllabus is given only as an example of what may be expected in the SSKA.....

GRADING FROM: 2nd DAN TO 3rd  DAN (BLACK)

Kata

Examiner may select any Heian Katas

Examiner may select any kata from the list below;-

Bassai Dai, Tekki Shodan, Tekki Nidan, Tekki Sandan, Jion, Jiin, Jitte, Hangetsu, Kanku Dai, Kanku Sho, Chinte, Niju-shiho, Meykio, Gojushiho-dai, Gojushiho-sho, Wankan, Bassai Sho, Empi, Sochin, Unsu, Gankaku then Examiners choice of;-

 

NB: Candidates will be assessed on their technical ability & may be asked to explain the meaning of any of the selected katas.

 

Candidates must wait a minimum time period of 3 years between 2nd Dan & 3rd Dan gradings.

 

GRADING FROM: 3rd DAN TO 4th DAN (BLACK)

 

Kata

Examiner may select any Heian Katas

Examiner may select any kata from the list below;-

Bassai Dai, Tekki Shodan, Tekki Nidan, Tekki Sandan, Jion, Jiin, Jitte, Hangetsu, Kanku Dai, Kanku Sho, Chinte, Niju-shiho, Meykio, Gojushiho-dai, Gojushiho-sho, Wankan, Bassai Sho, Empi, Sochin, Unsu, Gankaku then Examiners choice of;-

 

NB: Candidates will be assessed on their technical ability & may be asked to explain the meaning of any of the selected katas plus demonstrate the bunkai.

 

Candidates will be awarded their grade on the basis of their continued commitment to both karate and the Southern Shotokan Karate Association. This includes the establishment & running of clubs as well as how many students you have successfully helped progress from 10th kyu to 1st Dan.

 

 

Candidates must wait a minimum time period of 4 years between 3rd Dan & 4th Dan gradings.

 

GRADING FROM: 4th DAN & above

 

Candidates will be awarded their grade on the basis of their continued commitment to both karate and the Southern Shotokan Karate Association. This includes the establishment & running of clubs as well as how many students you have successfully helped progress from 10th kyu to 1st Dan.

 

Candidates must wait a minimum time period of 4 years between 4th Dan & 5th Dan gradings.

 

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