Central Minnesota Karate Rank Exam Requirements
-5th Kyu Testing for 4th Kyu-
For your rank exam, you will be asked to perform the following:
| I. Kata
(Judges choice of Heian Nidan
or Heian Sandan)
| II. Kihon
|| Single and triple punch.
Rising block - front leg front kick - reverse punch.
Inside block - jab - reverse punch.
Outside block - elbow strike - back spin elbow strike.
Knife-hand strike - front leg roundhouse kick
- reverse spearhand.
Double front kick, beginning front leg - various
Double roundhouse kick, beginning front leg - back fist
- reverse punch.
Side snap and side thrust kick.
| III. Kumite
|| One step sparring.
Defense and attack against upper and middle level.
Defense combinations must include stratigic shiftig,
blocking, and counter attacks using both kicking
NOTE: Emphasis for this level is a bold kata performance, a definite
understanding and application of fundamentals. An absolute
control of defense and counter during one step sparring.
Sensei Tim Kiel
Central Minnesota Karate
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***Rank exam requirements are subject to change without notice.***