Yellow Belt Testing Requirements

Physical Requirements

  White Belt to 9th Kyu Yellow Belt

1. Ni Juu Shichi No Kata

2. Basics - Basic blocks, kicks, punches and stance

3. Combinations

(a) Front kick, spinning round kick (same foot)

(b) Twisting reverse punch

4. Breaking – 1 hand and 1 foot technique

5. Sparring

9thKyu Yellow to 8th Kyu Yellow Belt

1. Kata – Ni Juu Shichi No Kata, Kihon Kata Shodan

2. Basics - Basic blocks, kicks, punches, and stances

3. Self-Defense – Demonstrate two ways to defend a single wrist grab

4. Combinations

(a) Front kick, spinning round kick (same foot)

(b) Twisting reverse punch

(c) Twisting reverse punch

(d) Down block (fudodachi), reverse punch (zenkutsudachi)

5. Breaking – 1 hand and 1 foot technique

6. Sparring

8thKyu Yellow to 7th Kyu Yellow Belt

1. Kata – Ni Juu Shichi No Kata, Kihon Kata Shodan, Kihon Kata Nidan, Kihon Kata Sandan

2. Basics – Basic blocks, kicks and punches, and stances

3. Self-Defense – Demonstrate two ways to defend a single hand shoulder grab

4. Combinations

(a) Front leg front kick, back leg front kick, step forward & reverse punch

(b) Back leg round kick, skip side kick, back fist 

5. Breaking – 2 foot techniques

6. Sparring 

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