Dan Grades

1st Dan2nd Dan3rd Dan4th Dan5th Dan
  1. San Dan Gi Sho Dan / Ni Dan / San Dan / Yon Dan / Go Dan / Rokyu Dan / Sitti Dan, 100 Reps of each.
  2. Taikyokyu, Gekusai Dai Ichi, Gekusai Dai Ni, Kanshiwa, Dai Ni Sanchin, Saifa, Sanchin, Dai Ni Seisan, Seichin.
  3. Gekusai Dai Ichi Bunkai, Gekusai Dai Ni Bunkai, Kanshiwa Bunkai, Saifa Bunkai, Dai Ni Seisan Bunkai.
  4. Personal Kata + Bunkai
  5. Kata Garuma – Shoulder Wheel Throw, Sumi Geishi – Twisting Throw.
  6. Randori No Kumite, Ne Kumite
  7. Knowledge of front of body Shiatsu Meridians.
  8. Written Theory Test; Write essays on the three topics a) Explain the Dojo Kun, b) Explain the Karate Code, c) A short History of Karate.
  9. Random combinations or self defence responses at the examiners discretion.
  1. Knowledge of back of body Shiatsu Meridians.
  2. Written Theory Test;
    • a) Describe and explain the Yin/Yang symbol,
    • b) Describe and explain the Sanchin Gi symbol,
    • c) Name the Shou Lin animal forms that have influenced Karate and what they develop.
  3. Seichin, Seisan.
  4. Seichin Bunkai.
  5. Jiu Kumite, Randori No Kumite Semette Ni
  1. Seichin, Seisan, Seiryu.
  2. Seichin Bunkai, Seisan Bunkai.
  3. Jiu Kumite, Randori No Kumite Semette Sanbon.
  1. Seichin, Seisan, Seiryu, Konchin, Chinto.
  2. Seichin Bunkai, Seisan Bunkai, Seiryu Bunkai.
  3. Randori No Kumite Semette Shaibon
  1. Seichin, Seisan, Seiryu, Konchin, Chinto, San Seiryu, Sanju Rokyu.
  2. Seichin Bunkai, Seisan Bunkai, Seiryu Bunkai, Konchin Bunkai, Chinto Bunkai, San Seiryu Bunkai, Sanju Rokyu Bunkai.
  3. All forms of Kumite