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Rank Exam Requirements - 2nd Kyu - 2nd Degree Brown Belt

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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 Choice of Empi, Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion, Hangetsu, or Jitte
(Judges choice of Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, and Heian Godan)
  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.
Note: 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
Principal Instructor
Central Minnesota Karate

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