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Unless stated otherwise all kihon moves are:

5 steps forward and 5 steps backwards or forward again (3 juniors) from Kamae stance (combat stance)


Uchi-uke, Empi, Uraken, gyaku-zuki in zenkutsu-dachi

Soto-uke, kizami-zuki, gyaku-zuki, Gedan-Barai in zenkutsu-dachi

Kizami-zuki (without moving), step forward Oi-Zuki, gyaku-zuki

Step forward Sanbon-zuki, step back age-uke, gyaku-zuki, step forward Mawashi-Geri

(or Kekomi or ushiro-mawashi-geri), gyaku-zuki (or Oi-Zuki) (x 3 & turn)

Step forward mae-geri chudan - Oi-Zuki jodan - gyaku-zuki chudan, step back Shuto-uke in Kokutsu-Dachi - Nukite in zenkutsu-dachi, step forward Kekomi (or mawashi-geri or ushiro-mawashi-geri) from back leg - gyaku-zuki (or Oi-Zuki) (x 3 & turn)

Chief Instructor may request other combinations

3 steps forward turn 3 steps forward or backwards:

Shuto-uke, Mawashi-Geri (front leg) both in Kokutsu-Dachi, Nukite in Zenkutsu-Dachi OR

Shuto-uke, Kekomi (front leg) both in Kokutsu-Dachi, Nukite in Zenkutsu-Dachi OR

Shuto-uke, ushiro-mawashi-geri (front leg) both in Kokutsu-Dachi, Nukite in Zenkutsu-Dachi

3 steps forward turn 3 steps forward:

Mae-Geri (ren-geri), gyaku-zuki chudan

Mae-Geri, Mawashi-Geri (ren-geri), uraken jodan, Gyaku-zuki chudan

Mae-Geri, Kekomi (ren-geri), uraken jodan, Gyaku-zuki chudan

Mae-Geri, ushiro-mawashi-geri (ren-geri), uraken jodan, gyaku-zuki chudan

Keage in Kiba-Dachi, gyaku-zuki in Zenkutsu-Dachi, Gedan-Barai in Kiba-Dachi



1. (Right Side) Jodan-move out to right - Haiwan-Uke in Kokutsu-Dachi, Shuto to neck in Zenkutsu Dachi

2. (Left Side) jodan-move out to right in Zenkutsu Dachi, left Age-Uke, grab wrist, left Mawashi Geri

3. (R/S) Chudan-left leg back Soto Uke, Empi all in Kiba Dachi

4.  (L/S) Chudan-right leg back Zenkutsu Dachi reverse Gedan-Barai, grab wrist, left leg Mae Geri chudan, left Age-Empi to chin

5.   (R/S) Mea-Geri, right leg back left Ude-Barai (sweeping block), Gyaku-Zuki jodan

6. (L/S) Mae Geri, right leg back Zenkutsu-Dachi. Gedan Juji-Uke, Shuto Juji-Uchi

7. (R/S) Kekomi-right leg back Zenkutsu Dachi, double palm block, Gyaku Zuki jodan

8. (L/S) Kekomi-Left leg back Zenkutsu Dachi, Soto Uke-Kizami jodan, Gyaku Zuki chudan



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