8th Kyu – Orange Belt Requirements

VICTOR YOUNG’S

Camarillo Shotokan Karate Do

 

8th Kyu – Blue Belt Requirements

* In Japanese Terminology *

  

-KIHON-

 

1) Know the Dojo Kun  (B test only)

 

2) 5 Times Reverse Punch in Forward Stance,  Left & Right Side

 

3) Hand Techniques  – Moving forward & backward (no turns)

 

Step back w/ right leg and Down Block in Forward Stance

 

5 times each without count: (by count for B test)

 

A.  Lunge punch to middle level… Oi Zuki chudan

B.  Rising block…  Age Uke

C.  Outside stomach block…  Ude Uke

D.  Inside stomach block…  Uchi Uke

E.  Down block…  Gedan barai

F.  Knifehand block in Back Stance…  Shuto Uke in Kokutsu Dachi

 

 

 

4)  Kicking Techniques – Moving forward, turn & back

 

Step back w/ right leg and Down Block in Forward Stance

 

5 times each without count:  (by count for B test)

 

A.  Front snap kick middle level…  Mae geri keage chudan (turn)

B.  Front snap kick face level…  Mae geri keage jodan (turn & finish)

 

Step forward w/ Right Leg into Horse Stance

 

3 times each without count:  (by count for B test)

 

A.  Side thrust kick middle level…  Yoko geri kekomi chudan (turn)

B.  Side snap kick middle level…  Yoko geri keage chudan (turn & finish)

 

 

-KATA-

 

Heian Shodan (Heian #1)  Must Review Taikyoku Shodan

A. Must know application for A test

 

 

-KUMITE

 

Step Prearranged Sparring…  no count

 

A.  Lunge punch to face level – Oi Zuki jodan

B.  Lunge punch to stomach level – Oi Zuki chudan

C.  Front snap kick to stomach level – Mare Geri chudan