Karate Clubs / Classes for Children in Tasman
Okinawa Karate Association NZ
Shohei-Ryu Karate Clubs, Tasman
Est. 2014

Syllabus



The grading requirements listed below for children acts as a guideline only. Instructors are able to use their discretion as to what a child should be capable of at a certain level taking into account the childs age. However by the time the child is due to test for Junior Black Belt, they must have aquired all of the knowledge as shown below up to and including the knowledge for Junior 1st Dan. In contrast, the grading requirements for students over 16 years are adhered to. All junior and senior grades belt colours and tabs should be marked in the same way throughout the Okinawa Karate Association U.K.


Under 16 Syllabus


Grade Belt Belt Description Minimum Recommended Time Spent In Grade Grading Requirements
13th Kyu White belt n/a
12th Kyu Red belt Warm up exercises, Punching
11th Kyu Red belt Warm up exercises Punching, Blocking
10th Kyu Yellow belt Warm up exercises, Punching, Blocking, Front Kick
9th Kyu Yellow belt Punching, Blocking, Kicking, basic Knowledge of Sanchin Kata, first move of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite
8th Kyu Purple belt Punching, Blocking Kicking, Sanchin Kata, basic knowledge of Hojo Undo, first 2 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite
7th Kyu Purple belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 3 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite
6th Kyu Blue belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 4 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, basic knowledge of Kanshiwa Kata
Jun 5th Kyu Blue belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 4 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshiwa Kata
5th Kyu Blue belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 5 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshiwa Kata & basic knowledge of Kanshiwa Bankai
Jun 4th Kyu Green belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 5 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshiwa Kata, Kanshiwa Bankai
4th Kyu Green belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 6 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshiwa Kata, Kanshiwa Bankai
Jun 3rd Kyu Green belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 6 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, basic knowledge of Kanshu Kata
3rd Kyu Green belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 7 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshu Kata
Jun 2nd Kyu Brown belt Sanchin, Hojo Undo, first 7 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshu Kata, basic knowledge of Seichin Kata
2nd Kyu Brown belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 8 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seichin Kata
Jun 1st Kyu Brown belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 8 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seichin Kata, basic knowledge of Seisan Kata
1st Kyu Brown belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 9 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seisan Kata
1st Dan Black belt 1 year Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, Seisan Kata, Seisan Bankai, Daiti Yakasoku Kumite, Arm Conditioning, Sparring and Questions


Over 16 Syllabus


Grade Belt Belt Description Minimum Recommended Time Spent In Grade Grading Requirements
10th Kyu White belt n/a
9th Kyu White belt with one 1" green tag Punching, Blocking & Kicking. Basic Knowledge of Sanchin Kata, first move of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite.
8th Kyu White belt with two 1" green tags Punching, Blocking Kicking, Sanchin Kata & basic Knowledge Hojo Undo, first 2 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite
7th Kyu White belt with three 1" green tags Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo & first 3 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite
6th Kyu White belt with 6" green tag Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 4 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite & basic knowledge of Kanshiwa Kata
5th Kyu Green belt Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 5 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshiwa Kata & basic Knowledge of Kanshiwa Bankai
4th Kyu Green belt with one 2" brown tag Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 6 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshiwa Kata, Kanshiwa Bankai
3rd Kyu Brown belt with one 1" black tag Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 7 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Kanshu Kata
2nd Kyu Brown belt with two 1" black tags Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 8 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seichin Kata
1st Kyu Brown belt with three 1" black tags Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, first 9 moves of Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seisan Kata
1st Dan Black belt 1 year Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seisan Kata, Seisan Bankai, Arm Conditioning, Sparring and Questions
2nd Dan Black belt 2 years Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, Dan Kumite or Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seisan Bankai, Arm Conditioning, Sparring and Questions, Seiryu Kata
3rd Dan Black belt 3 years Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, Dan Kumite or Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Seisan Bankai Arm Conditioning, Sparring and Questions, Kanchin Kata
4th Dan Black belt 4 years Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, Dan Kumite or Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Arm Conditioning, Sparring and Questions, Sanseiryu Kata, Sanseiryu Bankai
5th Dan Black belt 5 years Sanchin Kata, Hojo Undo, Dan Kumite or Daiti Yakosoku Kumite, Arm Conditioning, Sparring and Questions, Sanseiryu Kata, Sanseiryu Bankai
6th Dan Black belt 6 years Sanchin Kata, Seisan Kata, Sanseiryu Kata
7th Dan Black belt 7 years Sanchin Kata, Seisan Kata, Sanseiryu Kata
8th Dan Black belt 8 years Sanchin Kata, Seisan Kata, Sanseiryu Kata
9th Dan Black belt 9 years Sanchin Kata, Seisan Kata, Sanseiryu Kata
10th Dan Black belt n/a As recommended by the Board