8th KYU
Yellow Belt Requirements
Hachi Kyu

  1. DACHI - Stance (Da-chee)
    • Musubi Dachi - ATTENTION
    • Hachiji Dachi - YOI (Ready Position)
    • Kiba Dachi - HORSE STANCE
    • Zenkutzu Dachi - FRONT STANCE
  2. GERI - Kick (Ga-ree)
    • Mae Geri - FRONT KICK
    • Mae Wachi Geri - ROUND HOUSE KICK
  3. UKE - Block (OO-key)
    • Gedan Uke - LOW BLOCK
    • Chudan Uke - MIDDLE BLOCK
    • Jodan Uke - HIGH BLOCK
  4. ZUKI - Punch (zoo-key)
    • Jun Zuki - STEPPING PUNCH
    • Seiken Zuki - FRONT HAND PUNCH
    • Gyuaki Zuki - REVERSE PUNCH
    • Punching from Horse Stance
  5. COUNT FROM 1 TO 10 IN JAPANESE
    • Ichi (E-chee)
    • Ni (Knee)
    • San (Saan)
    • Shi (She)
    • Go (Go)
    • Roku (Row-coo)
    • Shichi (See-chee)
    • Hachi (Ha-chee)
    • Ku (Koo)
    • Jyu (Jew
6.    KATA - Training Pattern
    • Ippon Katas #1 through #6
  1. PERTINENT INFORMATION
    • Type of Karate - JAPANESE
    • Style of Karate - WADO RYU
    • VOCABULARY TERMS:
      • Sensei - Karate Teacher
      • Dojo - Karate Training Hall
      • Gi - Karate Uniform
      • Yame - Go to Ready Position
      • Rei (Ray) - Bow
      • Gedan - Low
      • Chudan - Middle
      • Jodan - High
      • Kiai - Karate Shout
      • Karate - Empty Hand
  2. KATA - Training Pattern
    • Basic Kata #1
**Students must have their equipment before
they can be promoted to Orange Belt!
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2787 Smith Springs Road
Nashville, TN 37217
  (615) 397-9046

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