5th KYU
Purple Belt Requirements
Go Kyu

  1. DACHI - Stance
    • Hesoku (Hay-so-koo) - FEET TOGETHER
    • Gyuaki Nekoashi Dachi - REVERSE CAT STANCE
    • Kokutsu (Ko-koo-soo) - BACK STANCE
  2. GERI - Kick
    • Ushiro (Oo-sheer-row) - BACK KICK
    • Ushiro Mawashi (Oo-sheer-row May-washi) - HOOK KICK
    • Mawatte Ushiro Geri (Ma-what-tay Oo-sheer-row Garee) - SPINNING BACK KICK
    • Mawatte Yoko Geri (Ma-what-tay Yoko Garee) - SPINNING SIDE KICK
    • Mawatte Mawashi Ushiro Geri - SPINNING HOOK KICK
  3. UKE - Block
    • Uraken (Your-a-kin) Uke - BACK FIST BLOCK
    • Juji (Joo-jay) Uke - X-BLOCK
    • Kake Uke - HOOK BLOCK
  4. ZUKI - Punch
    • Mae Washi Zuki - ROUND HOUSE PUNCH
    • Haito (Hi-ee-toe) - RIDGE HAND
    • Toho Uchi (Toe-hoe Oo-chee) - Using area between forefinger & thumb to strike (throat)
    • Mae Empi (May Im-pee) - FRONT ELBOW STRIKE
  5. DEFENSIVE SET #1
    • LOW BLOCK / REVERSE PUNCH
    • MIDDLE BLOCK / REVERSE PUNCH
    • HIGH BLOCK / REVERSE PUNCH
    • KNIFE HAND BLOCK / REVERSE PUNCH
  6. KISO KUMITE KATA
    • Uke - BLOCKING SIDE
  7. KISO KUMITE KATA
    • Torre - ATTACKING SIDE
  8. KATA - Training Pattern
    • Pin An Sandan
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