Central Minnesota Karate Rank Exam Requirements
-3rd Kyu Testing for 2nd Kyu-
For your rank exam, you will be asked to perform the following:
| I. Kata
(Judges choice of
Heian Yondan, and
| II. Kihon
|| Step in triple punch.
Step in back fist - reverse punch.
Step in rising block - reverse punch.
Step in outside block - change to middle stance
- elbow strike - back fist - reverse punch.
Knife-hand - front leg front kick - reverse ridge hand
- switch legs - same arm knife-hand - short punch.
Front leg front kick - rear leg front kick - with various
punch and strike combinations.
Two step roundhouse kick - with punching combinations.
Single side snap and thrust from middle stance with
cross step, and combination kicks.
Combination step back downward block - front leg side
thrust low then high - rear leg advance
roundhouse kick - reverse punch.
| III. Kumite
|| Defense and attack using step in punch - middle
and upper level.
Front kick attack - middle level.
Roundhouse kick - upper level.
Side thrust kick - middle level.
|| Karate-ka at this level are allowed very little
error in basic technique and application. Kumite
demonstrated in this exam should possess the
potential of ippon.
Sensei Tim Kiel
Central Minnesota Karate
Back to Main Rank Exam Page
Questions about how the judges score the rank exams?
Rank Exam Scoring
***Rank exam requirements are subject to change without notice.***