Farmhouse Shotokan Karate Club

             GRADING SYLLABUS

We hold 4 Kyu gradings per year: - March, June, September and December. Students must have attended at least 20 sessions between gradings up to 4th Kyu. Students attempting 3rd Kyu and above must have completed at least 20 sessions since the last time a grading was held.  Students attempting Dan gradings must have a consistent training record and must have attended at least 40 sessions since the last Dan grading. Dan gradings are held twice per year at our Weekend Course: April and October.

 

10th KYU (Red Belt)
 
3rd KYU (Brown Belt)
 
9th KYU (Yellow Belt)
 
2nd KYU (Brown and White Belt)
 
8th KYU (Blue Belt)
 
1st KYU (Brown and White Belt)
 
7th KYU (Green Belt)
 
1st DAN (Black Belt)
 
6th KYU (Green and White Belt)
 
2nd DAN
 
5th KYU (Purple Belt)
 
CADET 2nd DAN
 
4th KYU (Purple and White Belt)
 
3rd DAN
 
 
 

                     10th KYU (Red Belt)

BASICS

  1.GEDAN BARAI5 X 5
  2.AGE UKE5 X 5
  3.SOTO UKE5 X 5
  4.UDE UKE5 X 5
  5.OI ZUKI5 X 5
  6.GYAKU ZUKI5 X 5
  7.MAE GERI (CHUDAN)5 X 5

 

SANBON KUMITE

  1.JODAN OI ZUKI (DEFEND - AGE UKE)

 

KATA

  1.KIHON

                                       9th KYU (Yellow Belt)

BASICS

  1.AGE UKE3 X 3
  2.SOTO UKE3 X 3
  3.UDE UKE3 X 3
  4.OI ZUKI3 X 3
  5.GYAKU ZUKI3 X 3
  6.NI REN ZUKI3 X 3
  7.SHUTO UKE3 X 3
  8.NUKITE3 X 3
  9.MAE GERI (JODAN) 3 X 3
  10.YOKO GERI KEAGE (CHUDAN)3 X 3

 

GOHONME KUMITE

  1.JODAN OI ZUKI (DEFEND - AGE UKE)
  2.CHUDAN OI ZUKI (DEFEND - SOTO UKE)

 

KATA 

  1.KIHON
  2.HEIAN SHODAN

                           8th KYU (Blue Belt)

BASICS

  1.GEDAN BARAI3 X 3
  2.MOROTE UKE3 X 3
  3.SHUTO UKE3 X 3
  4.SANBON ZUKI3 X 3
  5.NI REN ZUKI3 X 3
  6.AGE UKE, GYAKU ZUKI 3 X 3
  7.UDE UKE, GYAKU NUKITE3 X 3
  8.MAE GERI JODAN, MAE GERI CHUDAN (SAME LEG)3 X 3
  9.MAWASHI GERI (CHUDAN)3 X 3
  10.YOKO GERI KEAGE (JODAN)3 X 3

 

GOHONME KUMITE

  1.NI REN ZUKI (JODAN, CHUDAN), DEFEND - AGE UKE, SOTO UKE - SAME ARM

 

KATA

  1.HEIAN SHODAN
  2.HEIAN NIDAN

                                       7th KYU (Green Belt)

BASICS

  1.UDE UKE3 X 3
  2.AGE UKE, GYAKU ZUKI, GEDAN BARAI3 X 3
  3.SANBON ZUKI3 X 3
  4.NI REN ZUKI3 X 3
  5.SHUTO UKE, GYAKU NUKITE3 X 3
  6.SHUTO UKE, MAE GERI (FRONT LEG), GYAKU NUKITE3 X 3
  7.MAE GERI CHUDAN, MAWASHI GERI JODAN, (SAME LEG)3 X 3
  8.YOKO GERI KEKOMI (CHUDAN)3 X 3
  9.MAWASHI GERI (CHUDAN)3 X 3
  10.MIKAZUKI GERI (JODAN), GYAKU TESHO (JODAN)3 X 3

 

SANBON KUMITE

  1.SANBON ZUKI (JODAN, CHUDAN, GEDAN), DEFEND - AGE UKE, SOTO UKE, GEDAN BARAI - SAME ARM

 

KATA

  1.HEIAN NIDAN
  2.HEIAN SANDAN

                         6th KYU (Green and White Belt)

BASICS

  1.AGE UKE, OTOSHI EMPI, GEDAN BARAI (SAME ARM)3 X 3
  2.UDE UKE, KIZAMI ZUKI, GEDAN BARAI (SAME ARM)3 X 3
  3.GEDAN BARAI, UDE UKE, AGE UKE (SAME ARM)3 X 3
  4.USHIRO MAWASHI GERI, URAKEN3 X 3
  5.MAE GERI CHUDAN, YOKO GERI KEKOMI CHUDAN (ALTERNATE LEGS)3 X 3
  6.MAE GERI JODAN, MAWASHI GERI CHUDAN (ALTERNATE LEGS)3 X 3
  7.MIKAZUKI GERI JODAN, SOKUTO FUMIKOMI (SAME LEG)3 X 3
  8.OI ZUKI, MAE GERI CHUDAN (FRONT LEG), GYAKU ZUKI3 X 3
  9.MAWASHI GERI CHUDAN, GYAKUZUKI, OI ZUKI (SAME ARM)3 X 3
  10.
FRONT   GEDAN BARAI, GYAKU ZUKI   LEFT
LEFT 90*   UDE UKE, GYAKU ZUKI   AND
RIGHT 180*   AGE UKE, GYAKU ZUKI   RIGHT
BACK 90*   SHUTO UKE, GYAKU ZUKI   
FRONT 180*   GEDAN BARAI, GYAKU   
3 X 3

                                                             

SANBON KUMITE

  1.USHIRO MAWASHI GERI (CHUDAN), DEFEND - HAIWAN UKE GEDAN, COUNTER WITH USHIRO MAWASHI GERI
  2.MAE GERI (CHUDAN), DEFEND - GEDAN BARAI, COUNTER WITH ANY KICK.

 

KATA

  1.HEIAN SANDAN
  2.HEIAN YONDAN

KATA BUNKAI (TO BE PREPARED WITH, AND COMPLETED BOTH SIDES WITH A PARTNER).

  1.THREE MOVES FROM ANY PART OF HEIAN SHODAN

 

KUMITE

  ONE FIGHT

                                     5th KYU (Purple Belt)

BASICS

  1.UDE UKE, GYAKU UDE UKE3 X 3
  2.SOTO UKE, GYAKU ZUKI (FORWARD - 2 FORWARD 1 BACK & BACK - 2 BACK 1 FORWARD)3 X 3
  3.MANJI UKE, KAGE ZUKI3 X 3
  4.(STEP FORWARD) AGE UKE, (STEP BACK) SOTO UKE, (STEP FORWARD) TEISHO (KIBA DACHI), GYAKU NUKITE (ZENKUTSU DACHI)3 X 3
  5.SHUTO UKE, GYAKU ZUKI, YORI ASHI, AGE EMPI3 X 3
  6.MOROTE UKE, JUJI UKE (JODAN), JUJI UKE (GEDAN)3 X 3
  7.USHIRO MAWASHI GERI, USHIRO GERI (ALTERNATE LEGS)3 X 3
  8.MAWASHI GERI (JODAN), YOKO GERI KEKOMI (CHUDAN), (ALTERNATE LEGS)3 X 3
  9.MAWASHI GERI CHUDAN (FRONT LEG), USHIRO GERI, GYAKU ZUKI3 X 3
  10.OI ZUKI, MAE GERI CHUDAN (FRONT LEG), MAWASHI GERI CHUDAN (BACK LEG), GYAKU ZUKI3 X 3

 

SANBON KUMITE

  1.MAWASHI GERI (JODAN) DEFEND - UDE UKE - COUNTER WITH MAWASHI GERI.

 

GOHONME KUMITE

  1.USHIRO HIRAKEN, TETSUI (JODAN, CHUDAN) DEFEND - AGE UKE, SOTO UKE - SAME ARM, COUNTER - YOKO EMPI
  2.AGE UKE, USHIRO GEDAN BARAI (ATTACK OI ZUKI JODAN, OI ZUKI CHUDAN), COUNTER - GYAKU ZUKI

 

IPPON KUMITE

  1 JODAN

  1 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI               

 

KATA

  1.HEIAN YONDAN
  2.HEIAN GODAN

 

KATA BUNKAI (TO BE PREPARED WITH AND COMPLETED BOTH SIDES WITH A PARTNER).

  FIVE MOVES FROM ANY PART OF HEIAN NIDAN

 

KUMITE

  2 FIGHTS

                         4th KYU (Purple and White Belt)

BASICS

  1.SANBON ZUKI5 X 5
  2.GEDAN BARAI, MAE GERI (FRONT LEG), OI ZUKI3 X 3
  3.AGE UKE, YOKO GERI KEKOMI CHUDAN (FRONT LEG), GYAKU ZUKI3 X 3
  4.UDE UKE, MAWASHI GERI CHUDAN (BACK LEG), REN ZUKI3 X 3
  5.SHUTO UKE, MAWASHI GERI CHUDAN (FRONT LEG), GYAKU ZUKI, YORI ASHI, AGE EMPI3 X 3
  6.AGE UKE, SOTO UKE, URAKEN, GEDAN BARAI (ALL SAME ARM)3 X 3
  7.(SAME LEG ON THE SPOT) MAE GERI CHUDAN (FRONT), YOKO GERI KEAGE CHUDAN (SIDE), USHIRO GERI CHUDAN (BACK)3 X 3
  8.MIKAZUKI GERI JODAN, SOKUTO FUMIKOMI, YOKO GERI KEAGE JODAN (SAME LEG)3 X 3
  9.USHIRO MAWASHI GERI CHUDAN, MAWASHI GERI JODAN, YOKO GERI KEKOMI JODAN, (ALTERNATE LEGS)3 X 3
  10.MAE GERI CHUDAN, MAE GERI JODAN, YOKO GERI KEKOMI CHUDAN, (ALTERNATE LEGS)3 X 3
  11.USHIRO MAWASHI GERI JODAN, MAWASHI GERI JODAN, USHIRO GERI CHUDAN, (ALTERNATE LEGS)3 X 3
  12.MAE TOBI GERI, HIRAKEN, GYAKU ZUKI3 X 3

 

SANBON KUMITE

  1.USHIRO HIRAKEN, TETSUI (JODAN, CHUDAN) (DEFEND -AGE UKE, SOTO UKE - SAME ARM, COUNTER WITH YOKO EMPI KIBA DACHI)
  2.AGE UKE, USHIRO GEDAN BARAI (ATTACK - OI ZUKI JODAN, OI ZUKI CHDUAN), COUNTER - GYAKU ZUKI
  3.SOTO UKE, USHIRO AGE UKE (ATTACK - OI ZUKI CHUDAN, OI ZUKI JODAN), COUNTER - GYAKU ZUKI
  4.MAE GERI, YOKO GERI KEKOMI (BOTH CHUDAN) (DEFEND - GEDAN BARAI, SOTO UKE, COUNTER - ANY KICK)



IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI (CHUDAN)

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI (CHUDAN)

 

KATA

  1.HEIAN GODAN
  2.TEKKI SHODAN
  3.PLUS 1 OTHER HEIAN KATA OF THE EXAMINERS CHOICE

 

KATA BUNKAI (TO BE COMPLETED BOTH SIDES WITH A PARTNER)

  1.3 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF HEIAN SANDAN
  2.5 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF HEIAN YONDAN

 

KUMITE

  2 FIGHTS

                                    3rd KYU (Brown Belt)

BASICS

  25 MINUTES OF NON-SET BASICS OF THE EXAMINERS CHOICE

 

 KATA

  1.TEKKI SHODAN
  2.BASSAI DAI
  3.ANY 2 HEIAN KATAS OF THE EXAMINERS CHOICE



KATA BUNKAI (TO BE PREPARED WITH AND COMPLETED BOTH SIDES WITH A PARTNER)

  1.5 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF HEIAN GODAN
  2.5 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF TEKKI SHODAN



GOHONME KUMITE

  1.AGE UKE, USHIRO GEDAN BARAI (ATTACK OI ZUKI JODAN, OI ZUKI CHUDAN), COUNTER - GYAKU ZUKI
  2.USHIRO HIRAKEN, TETSUI (DEFEND - AGE UKE, SOTO UKE SAME ARM), COUNTER - YOKO EMPI KIBA DACHI



IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI (CHUDAN)

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI (CHUDAN)

  1 NI REN ZUKI (JODAN, CHUDAN)

 

KUMITE

  3 FIGHTS

                       2nd KYU (Brown and White Belt)

BASICS

35 MINUTES OF NON-SET BASICS OF THE EXAMINERS CHOICE

 

KATA

  1.TEKKI SHODAN
  2.BASSAI DAI
  3.ENPI
  4.ANY 2 HEIAN KATA OF THE EXAMINERS CHOICE



KATA BUNKAI (TO BE PREPARED WITH AND COMPLETED BOTH SIDES WITH A PARTNER)

  1.4 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF TEKKI SHODAN
  2.6 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF BASSAI DAI



GOHONME KUMITE 

  1.USHIRO MAWASHI GERI (CHUDAN) (DEFEND - HAIWAN UKE GEDAN, COUNTER WITH USHIRO MAWASHI GERI)
  2.MAE GERI, YOKO GERI KEKOMI (ALTERNATE LEGS, BOTH CHUDAN. DEFEND - GEDAN BARAI, SOTO UKE, ALTERNATE ARMS. COUNTER WITH ANY KICK)



IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI (CHUDAN)

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI (CHUDAN)

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

 

KUMITE

  3 FIGHTS

                          1st KYU (Brown and White Belt)

BASICS

45 MINUTES OF NON-SET BASICS OF THE EXAMINERS CHOICE

 

KATA

  1.TEKKI SHODAN
  2.BASSAI DAI
  3.ENPI
  4.HANGETSU
  5.ANY 3 HEIAN KATAS OF THE EXAMINERS CHOICE



KATA BUNKAI (TO BE PREPARED WITH AND COMPLETED BOTH SIDES WITH A PARTNER).

  1.6 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF ENPI
  2.6 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF HANGETSU
  3. 5 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF ANY 1 HEIAN KATA. (THE HEIAN KATA WILL BE CHOSEN BY THE PANEL ON THE DAY, SO BUNKAI FOR ALL 5 HEIAN KATAS SHOULD BE PREPARED)



GOHONME KUMITE

  1.USHIRO HIRAKEN, TETSUI, (JODAN, CHUDAN) (DEFEND - AGE UKE, SOTO UKE SAME ARM, COUNTER WITH YOKO EMPI KIBA DACHI)
  2.USHIRO MAWASHI GERI (CHUDAN) (DEFEND - HAIWAN UKE GEDAN, COUNTER WITH USHIRO MAWASHI GERI)

 

SANBON KUMITE

  1.SANBON ZUKI, (JODAN, CHUDAN, GEDAN) (DEFEND - AGE UKE, SOTO UKE, GEDAN BARAI - SAME ARM), COUNTER - GYAKU ZUKI

 

IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI (CHUDAN)

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI (CHUDAN)

  1 USHIRO GERI (CHUDAN)

 

KUMITE

  3 FIGHTS

                                       1st DAN (Black Belt)

KIHON

A MINIMUM OF 60 MINUTES NON-SET BASICS 

 

KIHON IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

  1 USHIRO GERI

 

KATA BUNKAI

5 MOVES FROM EACH OF THE HEIAN KATAS. ALL 5 TO BE DONE WITH A PARTNER ONCE STRONG AND ONCE SLOWLY WITH EXPLANATION OF MOVEMENTS INCLUDING CORRECT JAPANESE TERMINOLOGY.

 

KATA

  1.ALL 5 HEIAN KATA
  2.TEKKI SHODAN
  3.BASSAI DAI
  4.KANKU DAI
  5.NIJUSHIHO
  6.JIIN

 

KUMITE

A MINIMUM OF 3 FIGHTS

                                     2nd DAN

KIHON

A MINIMUM OF 60 MINUTES NON-SET BASICS

 

KIHON IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

  1 USHIRO GERI

 

JYU IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

 

KATA BUNKAI

KATA BUNKAI FOR ANY FULL KATA. TO BE DONE WITH A PARTNER ONCE STRONG AND ONCE SLOWLY WITH EXPLANATION OF MOVEMENTS INCLUDING CORRECT JAPANESE TERMINOLOGY.

 

KATA

  1.ALL 5 HEIAN KATA
  2.TEKKI NIDAN
  3.BASSAI SHO
  4.KANKU SHO
  5.HANGETSU
  6.JION


KUMITE

A MINIMUM OF 3 FIGHTS

                               CADET 2nd DAN

KNOWLEDGE OF PREVIOUS GRADES.

CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE THE FULL 1ST DAN SYLLABUS.

 

KIHON

A MINIMUM OF 60 MINUTES NON-SET BASICS

 

KIHON IPPON KUMITE

TECHNIQUES TO BE COMPLETED WITH ATTACKS FROM BOTH LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES.

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

  1 USHIRO GERI

 

JYU IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

 

KATA

  1.TEKKI NIDAN
  2.JION
  3.ANY 2 KATAS OF THE CANDIDATES CHOICE THAT ARE NOT LISTED ON THE 1ST DAN OR CADET 2ND DAN SYLLABUS

 

KUMITE

A MINIMUM OF 3 FIGHTS

                                     3rd DAN

KIHON

A MINIMUM OF 60 MINUTES NON-SET BASICS  

 

KIHON IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

  1 USHIRO GERI

 

JIYU IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

  1 USHIRO GERI

 

KYSHO IPPON KUMITE

  2 JODAN

  2 CHUDAN

  1 MAE GERI

  1 YOKO GERI KEKOMI

  1 MAWASHI GERI (JODAN)

  1 USHIRO GERI

 

KATA BUNKAI

  1.5 MOVES FROM ANY PART OF ALL FIVE HEIAN KATA. TO BE DONE ONCE STRONG WITH A PARTNER
  2. THREE SEPARATE SEQUENCES FROM ANY PART OF ANY 3RD DAN KATA OF THE CANDIDATE'S CHOICE. FOR EACH SEQUENCE, THE CANDIDATE MUST ALSO HAVE PREPARED A HENKA (ALTERNATIVE VARIATION). ALL THREE SEQUENCES, AND THEIR VARIATIONS, TO BE DONE ONCE STRONG AND ONCE SLOWLY WITH EXPLANATION, INCLUDING CORRECT JAPANESE TERMINOLOGY.

 

KATA

  1.ALL 5 HEIAN KATA
  2.TEKKI SANDAN
  3.ENPI
  4.JITTE
  5.CHINTE
  6.GANKAKU
  7.SOCHIN

 

KUMITE

A MINIMUM OF 3 FIGHTS

 

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