JKA Kyu Examinations

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10 KYU

Kihon (Sonoba-kihon, on the place)
1.      Chudan choku-zuki (Hachiji-dachi, tateshuto).
2.      Jodan age-uke (Hachiji-dachi).
3.      Chudan soto-uke (Hachiji-dachi).
4.      Gedan-barai (Hachiji-dachi).
5.      Chudan mae-geri keage (Heisoku-dachi, gedan-kakiwake).

* ‘Gorei’: by count, right side starts (4 repitations).

 

9 KYU

Kihon (Sonoba-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (Hachiji-dachi kara zenkutsu-dachi, tateshuto).
2.      Jodan age-uke (Hachiji-dachi kara zenkutsu-dachi).
3.      Chudan soto-uke (Hachiji-dachi kara zenkutsu-dachi).
4.      Gedan-barai (Hachiji-dachi kara zenkutsu-dachi).
5.      Chudan mae-geri keage (Zenkutsu-dachi, gedan-kakiwake).

* ‘Gorei’: by count, right side starts (4 repitations).

 

8 KYU

Kihon (Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (F).
2.      Jodan age-uke (F).
3.      Chudan soto-uke (F).
4.      Gedan-barai (F).
5.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) (F).
6.      Chudan mae-geri keage (F).
(Sonoba-kihon)
7.      Chudan yoko-geri keage (Heisoku-dachi, gedan-kakiwake). (Richt 2 times/left 2 times)

Kata: Taikyoku-Shodan

 

7 KYU

Kihon (Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (F).
2.      Jodan age-uke (B).
3.      Chudan soto-uke (F).
4.      Chudan uchi-uke (B).
5.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) (F).
6.      Chudan mae-geri keage (F).
7.      Chudan yoko-geri keage (Kiba-dachi) (Right/Left).

Kata: Heian-Shodan

Gohon Kumite
1.    “Jodan”: the designated attacker advances 5 times with jodan jun-zuki.
The designated defender retreats five times with jodan age-uke and on the 5th and final step

       Konter: gyaku-zuki.
  • The roles of attacker are then reversed.
2.   “Chudan”: the designated attacker advances 5 times with chudan jun-zuki.
The designated defender retreats five times with chudan soto-uke and on the 5th and final
        step counters with gyaku-zuki.
  • The roles of attacker are then reversed.

6 KYU

Kihon (Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (F).
2.      Jodan age-uke (B).
3.      Chudan soto-uke (F).
4.      Chudan uchi-uke (B).
5.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) (F).
6.      Chudan mae-geri keage (F).
7.      Chudan yoko-geri keage (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).
8.      Chudan yoko-geri kekomi (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).

Kata: Heian-Nidan

Kihon Ippon Kumite
1.       “Jodan” (jodan jun-zuki) (R,L).                             Jodan age-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
2.     “Chudan” (chudan jun-zuki) (R, L).                       Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.

 

5 KYU

Kihon (Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (v).
2.      Jodan age-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
3.      Chudan soto-uke  kara chudan gyaku-zuki (v).
4.      Chudan uchi-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
5.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) (v).
6.      Chudan mae-geri keage (v).
7.      Chudan yoko-geri keage (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).
8.      Chudan yoko-geri kekomi (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).

Kata: Heian-Sandan

Kihon Ippon Kumite
1.       “Jodan” (jodan jun-zuki) (R,L).                             Jodan age-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
2.     “Chudan” (chudan jun-zuki) (R, L).                       Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
3.    “Mae-geri” (chudan mae-geri keage) (R, L)         Gedan-barai kara gyaku-zuki.

•       Note: use of tai-sabaki is not permitted.

 

4 KYU

Kihon
(Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (v).
2.      Jodan age-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
3.      Chudan soto-uke  kara chudan gyaku-zuki (v).
4.      Chudan uchi-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
5.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) kara nukite (v).
6.      Chudan mae-geri keage (v).
7.      Chudan yoko-geri keage (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).
8.      Chudan yoko-geri kekomi (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).

Kata: Heian-Yondan

Kihon Ippon Kumite
1.      “Jodan” (jodan jun-zuki) (R,L).                                   Jodan age-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
2.     “Chudan” (chudan jun-zuki) (R, L).                            Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
3.    “Mae-geri” (chudan mae-geri keage) (R, L)                Gedan-barai kara gyaku-zuki.
4.     “Yoko-kekomi” (chudan yoko-geri kekomi) (R, L).   Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.

•       Note: use of tai-sabaki is not permitted.

 

3 KYU

Kihon (Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (v).
2.      Jodan age-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
3.      Chudan soto-uke  kara chudan gyaku-zuki (v).
4.      Chudan uchi-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
5.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) kara nukite (v).
6.      Chudan mae-geri keage (v).
7.      Ren-geri: chudan mae-geri keage kara jodan mae-geri keage (v).
8.      Mawashi-geri (v)
9.      Chudan yoko-geri keage (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).
10.     Chudan yoko-geri kekomi (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).

Kata: Heian-Godan

Kihon Ippon Kumite
1.      “Jodan” (jodan jun-zuki) (R,L).                                     Jodan age-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
2.     “Chudan” (chudan jun-zuki) (R, L).                              Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
3.    “Mae-geri” (chudan mae-geri keage) (R, L).                Gedan-barai kara gyaku-zuki.
4.     “Yoko-kekomi” (chudan yoko-geri kekomi) (R, L).   Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.

•       Note: use of tai-sabaki is not permitted.

 

2 KYU

Kihon (Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (v).
2.      Jodan age-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
3.      Chudan soto-uke  kara yoko enpi-uchi soshite yoko uraken-uchi (v).
4.      Chudan uchi-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
5.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) kara nukite (v).
6.      Chudan mae-geri keage (v).
7.      Ren-geri: chudan mae-geri keage kara jodan mae-geri keage (v).
8.      Mawashi-geri (v)
9.      Chudan yoko-geri keage (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).
10.     Chudan yoko-geri kekomi (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).

Kata: Tekki-Shodan

Jiyu Ippon Kumite
1.      “Jodan” (jodan jun-zuki) (R).                                    Jodan age-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
2.     “Chudan” (chudan jun-zuki) (R).                              Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.
3.    “Mae-geri” (chudan mae-geri keage) (R).                Gedan-barai kara gyaku-zuki.
4.     “Yoko-kekomi” (chudan yoko-geri kekomi) (R).   Chudan soto-uke kara gyaku-zuki.

 

1 KYU

Kihon (Ido-kihon)
1.      Chudan jun-zuki (v).
2.      Sanbon ren-zuki (v).
3.      Jodan age-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
4.      Chudan soto-uke  kara yoko enpi-uchi soshite yoko uraken-uchi (v).
5.      Chudan uchi-uke kara chudan gyaku-zuki (r).
6.      Shuto chudan-uke (Kokutsu-dachi) kara nukite (v).
7.      Chudan mae-geri keage (v).
8.      Ren-geri: chudan mae-geri keage kara jodan mae-geri keage (v).
9.      Mawashi-geri (v)
10.     Chudan yoko-geri keage (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).
11.     Chudan yoko-geri kekomi (Kiba-dachi) (R/L).

Kata (Examinees ‘free-choice’ senteigata): Bassai-Dai, Kanku-Dai, Enpi or Jion.

Jiyu Ippon Kumite
1.  “Jodan” (jodan jun-zuki) (R).
2. “Chudan” (chudan jun-zuki) (R).
3. “Mae-geri” (chudan mae-geri keage) (R).
4.“Yoko-kekomi” (chudan yoko-geri kekomi) (R).
5. “Mawashi-geri” (mawashi-geri *) (R).

•       Note: mawashi-geri is either chudan or jodan (to be decided and announced by the

        attacker as either “chudan mawashi-geri” or “jodan mawashi-geri”); furthermore, ukewaza and

        hangeki are free-choice, however, the `core ukewaza’ and gyaku-zuki are highly recommended.