Green: 2nd Kyu

Grading Standards
 

KNOWLEDGE

(understand technique: Strike/Block/Kick/Other)

ABILITY

(maintain condition: Slow/Med/Fast)

TIME, ATTITUDE, CHARACTER/SPIRIT
Kata
  • Tekki Nidan, Sandan (2-3)
  • Taikyoku Shodan with two Bokken
  • Kanku Dai, Bassai Dai
  • Lead Heian 1-5 (S/M/F)
  • Lead Tekki 2-3 (S/M)
  • Follow Kanku Dai, Bassai Dai (S/M)
  • About 1-2yrs, 2-3x/wk.
  • Enjoys practice & often assists others’ practice.
  • Asks for correction and feedback, can lead some exercises, can focus throughout practice, can can give intense attacks w/some speed & power
Kihon
  • S: Mae-te, Uraken, Tetsui
  • B: Shuto-uki, Moro-te Uki
  • K: Mawashi-geri
  • O: Counters (spontaneous)
  • Techniques begin to effect partner (M/F)
  • Muscle control to touch vs. smash (S/M)
  • Chooses some effective timings (S/M)
Kumite
  • Sanbon Kumite (block on 1st, 2 nd, or third)
  • O: Irimi (paired continuous—clear pass & 1 step)
  • O: Jyu-ippon Kumite (some equal-initiative sparring)
  • Beginning to be settled while moving
  • Moving is unhurried, smoother, timed
  • Begin to employ trunk as well as posture