Seiki-Juku Karate Syllabus 2017-04-27T10:13:26+00:00

Seiki-Juku Karate Syllabus

10th Kyu – Red Belt

Technical Requirements

Stances:
Fudo Dachi (informal Stance)

Strikes:
Jodan Tsuki (Upper Punch)
Chudan Tsuki (Middle Punch)
Gedan Tsuki (Lower Punch)

Blocks:
Gedan Barai (Lower Block)
Jodan Uke (Upper Block)

Kicks:
Hiza Geri (Knee Kick)
Kin Geri (Groin Kick)

Other Requirements

  • Etiquette and Procedure
  • How to wear and fold a Karate Gi (suit)
  • Self defence techniques against: Hair Grab / Throat Grab

9th Kyu – Blue Belt

Technical Requirements

Stances:
Zenkutsu Dachi (Forward Leaning Stance)

Strikes:
Jodan Gyaku Tsuki (Upper Reverse Punch)
Chudan Gyaku Tsuki (Middle Reverse Punch)
Gedan Gyaku Tsuki (Lower Reverse Punch)

Blocks:
Chudan Uchi Uke (Middle Inside Block)
Chudan Soto Uke (Middle Outside Block)

Kicks:
Mae Keage (Front Pendulum Kick)
Yoko Keage (Side Pendulum Kick)

Other Requirements

  • Understanding of warm up exercises and stretching routines
  • Understanding of the badges worn within our school
  • Self Defence Techniques against: Pushing against chest and throat Grab of collar or shoulder

8th Kyu – Purple/White Belt

Technical Requirements

Stances:
Sanchin Dachi (Diamond Stance)

Strikes:
Uraken Shomen Uchi (Backfist to Head)
Uraken Yoko Uchi (Backfist to Side)
Uraken Hizo Uchi (Backfist to Spleen)

Blocks:
Kaiten Uke (Round Block)

Kicks:
Mae Geri (Front Kick)
Hiza Kansetsu Geri (Knee Joint Kick)

Kata:
Taikoyoko Sono Ichi (Body Control Movement Number 1)
Taikoyoko Sono Ni (Body Control Movement Number 2)

Other Requirements

  • History of Karate-Do
  • Self Defence Techniques against:
    Pull from front
    Head lock front and rear holds

7th Kyu – Purple Belt

Technical Requirements

Stances:
Kokotsu Dachi (Back Leaning Stance)

Strikes:
Morote Tsuki (Double Punch)
Ago Tsuki (Jaw Punch)

Blocks:
Shuto Mawashi Uke (Knifehand Roundhouse Block)

Kicks:
Yoko Geri Sokuto (Side Kick Knife Foot)

Kata:
Taikoyoko Sono San (Body Control Movement Number 3)

Other Requirements

  • Yohon Kumite (Four One Steps)

6th Kyu – Yellow Belt

Technical Requirements

Stances:
Shiko Dachi (Sumo Stance)
Neko Ashi Dachi (Cat Stance)

Strikes:
Shita Tsuki (Inverted Punch)

Blocks:
Shotei Gedan Uke (Palm Heel Lower Block)
Shotei Jodan Uke (Palm Heel Upper Block)

Kicks:
Mawashi Geri Chudan (Roundhouse Middle Kick with Instep)
Mae Kaketo Geri (Front Heel Kick)

Kata:
Pinan Ichi (Pinan One)

Other Requirements

  • Go Yon Kumite – 5 Step Fighting
  • Body Tests: 20 Push Ups, 30 Sit Ups

5th Kyu – Orange Belt

Technical Requirements

Stances:
Kiba Dachi (Straddle Stance)

Strikes:
Shuto Yoko Ganmen Uchi (Knifehand to Side of Head)
Shuto Sokotsu Uchi (Knifehand to Collar Bone)
Shuto Yoko Uchi (Knifehand Side Strike)

Blocks:
Shuto Gedan Barai (Knifehand Lower Block)
Shuto Jodan Uke (Knifehand Upper Block)

Kicks:
Ushiro Geri (Back Kick)

Kata:
Pinan Ni (Pinan Two)

Other Requirements

  • Kumite: To fight in a contest situation and show an understanding of the contest rules of the World Union of Karate Organisation.
  • Body Tests: 30 Push Ups, 50 Sit Ups

4th Kyu – Green/White Belt

Technical Requirements

Stances:
Moroachi Dachi (One Foot Forward Stance)
Kake Dachi (Hook Stance)

Strikes:
Hiji Ate Jodan (Elbow Strike, Upper)
Hiji Ate Chudan (Elbow Strike, Middle)
Hiji Ate Age (Elbow Strike, Rising)

Blocks:
Uchi Uke / Gedan Barai (Double Block)

Kicks:
Kake Geri (Hook Kick)

Kata:
Pinan San (Pinan Three)

Other Requirements

  • Kumite:To fight 4 fights in a pool of 5 and win 1 fight in order to gain full promotion.
  • Body Tests:Jump over a pole 10 times whilst holding it in both hands.

3rd Kyu – Green Belt

Technical Requirements

Strikes:
Tettsui Jodan Uchi (Hammerfist to Head)
Haito Uchi Jodan (Inner Knifehand Strike Upper)
Haito Uchi Chudan (Inner Knifehand Strike Middle)
Haito Uchi Gedan (Inner Knifehand Strike Lower)

Blocks:
Haito Uchi Uke (Inner Knifehand Block)
Jodan Shuto Uchi Uke (Upper Knifehand Inside Block)

Kicks:
Tobi Mae Geri (Jumping Front Kick)
Mawashi Geri Gedan (Low Roundhouse Kick)

Kata:
Pinan Yon (Pinan Four)

Other Requirements

  • Kumite:The Candidate will be required to fight 4 fights in a pool of 5 and win 1 fight
  • Body Tests: 50 Push Ups, 100 Sit Ups

2nd Kyu – Brown/White Belt

Technical Requirements

Strikes:
Ippon Ken Uchi Jodan (One Knuckle Strike Upper)
Ippon Ken Uchi Chudan (One Knuckle Strike Middle)
Koken Uchi Jodan (Wrist Strike Upper)
Koken Uchi Chudan (Wrist Strike Middle)

Blocks:
Koken Uke Jodan (Wrist Block Upper)
Koken Uke Chudan (Wrist Block Middle)

Kicks:
Ushiro Mawashi Geri (Rear Roundhouse Kick)
Tobi Mawashi Geri (Jumping Roundhouse Kick)

Kata:
Pinan Go (Pinan Five)

Other Requirements

  • Kumite: Kenka Kumite (Semi-Contact Fighting)
  • Body Tests: For those over 18 years of age: Candidates will be required to break with Shuto or Seiken – no less than 5 concrete roofing tiles
  • Complete the first 5 of the Seiki-Juku One Steps

1st Kyu – Brown Belt

Technical Requirements

Strikes:
Keiko Uchi (Chicken Beak Strike)
Nukite Nihon (Two Finger Thrust)

Blocks:
Suni Uke (Shin Block)

Kicks:
Tobi Nidan Geri (Jumping Double Kick)
Tobi Yoko Geri (Jumping Side Kick)
Tobi Ushiro Geri (Jumping Back Kick)

Kata:
Tsuki No Kata (Fortune and Luck)
Geki Sai Dai (Fortress Attack)

Other Requirements

  • Kumite: The Candidate will fight 4 fights in a pool of 5 in Kenka Kumite and win 2 fights
  • Body Tests: For those over 18 years of age: The Candidate may be required to break a 1 inch wooden board with a technique selected from Chudan Tsuki, Mae Geri, Mawashi Geri, Shuto Sekotsu Uchi
  • Complete the second 5 of the Seiki-Juku One Steps.

(Shodan) – Black Belt 1st Dan

Technical Requirements

Kata:
Sanchin No Kata (Three Phase Attack): (1. Tempo 2. Power – point of focus
3. Breath control)
Yantsu (Purity)
Saiha (Rolling Wave)

Weapons:
Bo Katas Ichi, Ni and San

Other Requirements

  • Kumite: All Candidates under the age of 35 years will be required to fight a minimum of 15 fights with senior grades
  • Body Tests: Brick and Stone Breaking
  • Complete the 15 Seiki-Juku One Steps
  • Note: All Candidates prior to entering must have written permission from their Sempei or Sensei and hold a current first aid certificate

(Nidan) – Black Belt 2nd Dan

Technical Requirements

Kata:
Seienchin (Storm Within the Calm)
Tensho (Rolling Hands with Fluid Palms)
Gekisai Sho (To Break Down the Fortress)

Weapons:
Sai Katas – Ichi, Ni and San

Other Requirements

  • Kumite: All Candidates under the age of 35 years will be required to fight 20 fights with their equals and seniors wherever possible
  • Body Tests: Demonstration of unsupported breaks of wood, concrete and tiles

(Sandan) – Black Belt 3rd Dan

Technical Requirements

Kata:
Seipai (18 Hands)
Shisochin (Four Directional Battle)
Kanku Dai (Observation of the Universe or Air)

Weapons:
Nanchuku Kata

Other Requirements

  • Kumite: Each Candidate may be asked to complete 100 fights
  • Candidates at this level will be assessed on their ability to teach and how many Dan Grades they have themselves produced from their own teaching