The following minimum training schedule is a goal for karate-ka to achieve
before advancing in rank. By following this minimum training schedule, one
will have a better chance to receive a full kyu during a rank exam.
Note: A training day is one to three hours.
Minimum Training Schedule:
|Desired Rank||Days with Sensei||Self-Training Days|
|8th & 7th Kyu|| 1 or 2|| 2|
|6th & 5th Kyu|| 2|| 2-3|
|4th, 3rd, & 2nd Kyu|| 3|| 3-4|
|1st Kyu & Shodan|| 4|| 5-6|