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KYU GRADE SYLLABUS

Suzuki Ha Karate Do


Grading Syllabus


All students under the age of 12 are required to complete the intermediary grading syllabus. 12 years and above are eligible to complete the full syllabus for each grade if they wish.


Students grading should enter the room by standing in the entrance facing inwards, stood upright with the heels together and the hands by their side. They should then bow their head gently towards to the Instructor / examiner. To leave the room they should perform the same routine as above.


The student will be required to demonstrate that they can tie their own karate belt.






White Belt with Red stripe & Red Belt (9th Kyu)



Following techniques to be performed in Shiko Dachi


Chudan Zuki

Jodan Uke

Gedan Barai


Following techniques to be performed in both Hidari & Migi Hanmi Gamae.


Mae Geri

Gyaku Zuki


Demonstrate the following:


Mawatte Jodan Uke


Kihon Kata



Under 12’s


Please note when grading for the red belt you will be required to perform all the techniques, based on your performance on the day you will either be rewarded with an intermediary or full red belt, there are no separate techniques at this level.














Yellow belt (8th Kyu)


Intermediary (under 12’s) – White with Yellow stripe


Kihon


1. Junzuki with Mawatte Jodan Uke

2. Maegeri

3. Surikomi Maegeri


Kata


Pinan Nidan



Full Yellow – all the above plus the following


Kihon


1. Gyakuzuki with Mawatte Gedan Barai


Renraku Waza


1. Chudan Maegeri - Tobikomizuki

2. Chudan Surikomi Maegeri - Tobikomizuki

3. Chudan Maegeri - Gyakuzuki

4. Chudan Surikomi Maegeri - Gyakuzuki


Uke


1. Chudan Soto Uke - Gyakuzuki

2. Chudan Uchi Uke - Gyakuzuki


Kata


Pinan Nidan











Orange Belt (7th Kyu)


Intermediary (under 12’s) – White with Orange stripe


Kihon


1. Junzuki

2. Gyakuzuki

3. Mawashigeri


Sanbon Gumite


1. Soto Uke – Ipponme

2. Uchi Uke – Ipponme


Kata


Pinan Sandan (or Pinan Shodan)



Full Orange – all the above plus the following


Kihon


1. Sokuto Fumikomi


Renraku Waza


1. Maegeri – Mawashigeri – Gyakuzuki

2. Surikomi Maegeri – Mawashigeri – Gyakuzuki


Sanbon Gumite


1. Maegeri – Gohonme

2. Maegeri – Ropponme


Kata


Pinan Sandan (or Pinan Shodan)









Green Belt (6th Kyu)


Intermediary (Under 12’s)


Kihon


1. Kette Junzuki

2. Kette Gyakuzuki

3. Tobikomizuki

4. Mawashigeri (Chudan)

5. Sokuto (Chudan)


Sanbon Gumite


1. Maegeri – Ipponme


Kata


Pinan Shodan ( or Pinan Sandan)



Full Green – all the above plus the following


Renraku Waza


1. Maegeri – Sokuto Fumikomi – Gyakuzuki

2. Maegeri – Mawashigeri (Chudan) - Sokuto Fumikomi - Gyakuzuki



Sanbon Gumite


1. Jodan Uke – Sanbonme


Ohyo Gumite


1. Ipponme


Kata


Pinan Shodan ( or Pinan Sandan)


Ji Yu Kumite – free fighting




Blue Belt (5th Kyu)


Intermediary (Under 12’s)


Kihon


1. Kette Junzuki

2. Kette Gyakuzuki

3. Junzuki no Tsukkomi

4. Gyakuzuki no Tsukkomi

5. Sokuto (Chudan)

6. Nidan Geri (Jodan)


Sanbon Gumite


1. Jodan Uke – Ipponme

2. Jodan Uke – Sanbonme


Kata


Examiner’s choice on the day: Pinan Shodan, Pinan Nidan or Pinan Sandan


Ji Yu Kumite – free fighting


Full Blue – all the above plus the following


Kihon


1. Nagashizuki

2. Ushirogeri (Gedan)


Renraku Waza


1. Mawashigeri (Chudan) – Ushirogeri (Gedan) – Gyakuzuki

2. Surikomi Sokuto Fumikomi – Ushirogeri (Gedan) – Uraken (Jodan)


Sanbon Gumite


1. Maegeri – Nihonme

2. Maegeri – Sanbonme



Ohyo Gumite: Nihonme


Kata: Pinan Yodan






Purple Belt (4th Kyu)