Junior Syllabus - Eastpoint Karate Club

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Junior Syllabus

1.There is a minimum of sessions required before any student will be concidered for any grading session.
2. Students will only be notified that they are a candidate when we see that you are ready for the next step.
3. Advanced gradings are used for junior exam inbetween full grades, but also will be used for seniors if deemed necessary.
4. All black belt grades are subject to age as well as session time.

Minimum Session Times.

9th Kyu - 12 Sessions          9th Kyu Advanced - 12 Sessions
8th Kyu - 12 Sessions          8th Kyu Advanced - 12 Sessions
7th Kyu - 12 Sessions          7th Kyu Advanced - 12 Sessions
6th Kyu - 12 Sessions          6th Kyu Advanced - 12 Sessions

5th Kyu - 18 Sessions          5th Kyu Advanced - 18 Sessions
4th Kyu - 18 Sessions          4th Kyu Advanced - 18 Sessions
3rd Kyu - 18 Sessions          3rd Kyu Advanced - 18 Sessions
2nd Kyu - 26 Sessions         2nd Kyu Advanced - 26 Sessions
1st Kyu - 26 Sessions          1st Kyu Advanced - 26 Sessions

Shodan-Ho - 36 Sessions      Shodan-Ho Pt2 - 18 Sessions
Shodan - 50 Sessions

9th Kyu - Red Belt

Dachi: Heiko, Zenkutsu, Sanchin, Shiko. ( 2 Required )
Uke: Jodan, Chudan, Gedan Barai.
Tsuki: Jodan, Chudan, Gedan.
Uchi: Mae Shomani Uraken, Yoko Stow, Mae Empi.
Geri: Mae Geri.
Kihon Ido:
1. Sanchin Dachi, Chudan Uke, Chudan Tsuki.
2. Shiko Dachi, Gedan Barai, Chudan Tsuki.
3. Zenkutsu Dachi, Mae Geri.
4. Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Kata: Gekisai Dai Ichi. ( First 6 Moves )
Kumite: Freestyle Sparring.
8th Kyu - Yellow Belt

Dachi: Heisoku, Musubi.
Uke: Soto.
Tsuki: Awase.
Uchi: Mae Empi, Shiro Empi, Mawashi Empi, Yoko Empi, Furi Empi.
Geri: Kogan.
Kihon Ido:
1. Zenkutsu Dachi, Chudan Mae Empi Uchi, Shomani Uraken Uchi, Gedan Barai, Chudan Tsuki.
2. Zenkutsu Dachi, Mae Geri, Chudan Tsuki.
3. Zenkutsu Dachi, Chudan Uke, Awase Tsuki.
4. Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Kata: Gekisai Dai Ichi + Bunkai.
Kumite: Shitaji Randori Light-Contact Jyu-Kumite.
Training Aids: Basic Hand Pad Drills.
7th Kyu - Orange Belt

Dachi: Sanchin
Uke: Kakie.
Tsuki: Kazama.
Uchi: Shuto, Hiza.
Geri: Yoko, Kensetsu.
Kihon Ido: Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Kata: Gekisai Dai Ichi+ Bunkai.
Kumite:
1. Shitaji Randori.
2. Semi-Contact Jyu-Kumite
Training Aids: Basic Hand and Foot Pad Drills.

6th Kyu - Green Belt

Dachi: Nekoashi.
Uke: Mawashi, Yama, Hike
Tsuki: Kossa, Kage.
Uchi: Teisho, Tettsui, Toraguchi, Gedan Uchi Barai, Shuto Gamanuchi.
Geri: Kakato, Fumikomi.
Kihon Ido: Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Kata: Gekisai Dai Ni.
Kumite:
1. Three Step Kumite.
2. Semi-Contact Jyu Kumite.
3. Shitaji Randori from Seiza.
Training Aids: Basic Hand & Foot Pad Drills, Sandan Gi.
Tameshiwara: Pink Board, any technique.

5th Kyu - Blue Belt

Dachi: Sagiashi.
Uke: Yoko Sagiashi.
Tsuki: Age.
Geri: Ushiro.
Kihon Ido: Combination of techniques at examiners discretion including Tai Sabaki.
Techniques: Freeing techniques from assorted holds and locks.
Kata: Gekisai Dai Ni + Bunkai, Sanchin Ichi.
Kumite:
1. Three Step Kumite.
2. Controlled Jyu Kumite.
3. Shitaji Randori from Seiza.
Training Aids: Hand Pad Drills, Kicking Pad Drills, Ude Tanren.

4th Kyu - Purple Belt

Dachi: As 5th Kyu but showing greater precision, structure and understanding.
Uke: Teisho.
Tsuki: As 5th Kyu but showing greater precision, structure and understanding.
Uchi: Tetsui.
Geri: As 5th Kyu but showing greater precision, structure and understanding.
Kihon Ido: Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Techniques: Nage Waza. Basic understanding of Redirectional and Hip Throws.
Kata: Saifa.
Kumite:
1. Three Step Kumite.
2. Controlled Jyu Kumite.
3. Shitaji Randori from Seiza.
4. Kakie.
Training Aids: Hand Pad Drills, Kicking Pad Drills, Ude Tanren.

3rd Kyu - Brown Belt

No additional techniques are required, but candidates must demonstrate a full understanding and advanced ability in all previous material.
Kata: Saifa + Bunkai, Sanchin Ichi.
Kumite:
1. 30 Push ups + 30 Sit ups
2. Jyu Kumite.
3.Shitaji Randori from Seiza + 2 Standing.
4. Kakie.
5. Multiples.
Tameshiwara: Breaking Board, any Hand Technique.

NB. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a high level of fitness and stamina.
2nd Kyu - Brown Belt

Dachi: Hangetsu, Okinawan Kokutsu.
Uke: Teisho, Ura.
Tsuki: Furi.
Kihon Ido: Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Techniques: Nage Waza. understanding of Redirectional and Hip Throws.
Kata: Seiyunchin ( First 3 Anargnei ) + Bunkai, 8 Direction Gekisai, Sanchin Ichi.
Kumite:
1. 30 Push ups + 30 Sit ups
2. Jyu Kumite.
3. Shitaji Randori from Seiza.
4. Shitaji Randori from Standing
5. Kakie.
Training Aids: Combination Hand and Foot Drills, Ude Tanren.

1st Kyu

Uke: Ko.
Tsuki: Kazama, Kossa, Kage, Age combinations.
Ippon Ken, Nakadaka Ippon Ken
Uchi:  Kaiko, Haito, Shikyo. Empi Combination Drill
Kihon Ido: Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Techniques: Muchimi, Tai Sabaki, Naga Waza. Assortment of Quick Takedowns.
Kata: Seiunchin. + Bunkai
Kumite:
1. 50 Push ups + 50 Sit ups
2. Jyu Kumite, (minimum 5 opponents).
3. Shitaji Randori from Seiza.
4. Shitaji Randori from Standing.
5. Kakie.
6. Multiples.
Training Aids: Combination Hand and Foot Drills, Ude Tanren ( Light ).
Tameshiwara: Two Breaking Boards, Open Hand and Fist.
Shodan Ho

Uke: Ko. Ura
Tsuki: Kazama, Kossa, Kage, Age combinations.
Ippon Ken, Nakadaka Ippon Ken, Nukite
Uchi: Kaiko, Haito, Shikyo. Empi Combination Drill
Kihon Ido: Combination of techniques at examiners discretion.
Techniques: Muchimi, Tai Sabaki, Naga Waza. Assortment of Quick Takedowns.
Kata: All Previous Kata & Bunkai + Seiunchin + Bunkai, Sanchin ichi.
Kumite:
1. 100 Push ups + 100 Sit ups
2. Jyu Kumite, (minimum 5 opponents).
3. Randori from Seiza.
4. Randori Standing.
5. Kakie.
6. Multiples.
Training Aids: Combination Hand and Foot Drills, Ude Tanren.
Tameshiwara: Two Breaking Boards, Open Hand and Fist.
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