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Rank Exam Requirements - 8th Kyu - Yellow Belt

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Central Minnesota Karate Rank Exam Requirements
  -10th Kyu or 9th Kyu (White / Yellow Striped Belt) Testing for
   8th Kyu (Yellow Belt)-

If you are interested in testing for the rank of 8th Kyu (yellow belt), you must have a recommendation from your Sensei and their signature on your test application.

If you are testing, you will be asked to perform the following:

  I. Kata Heian Shodan
All twenty-one movements in sequence.
  II. Kihon Downward block in front stance.
Outside block in front stance.
Rising block in front stance.
Single and triple punch in front stance.
Elbow strike in middle stance.
Knife-hand strike in back stance.
Single and two step front kick.
Side thrust kick in middle stance.
Combination front kick and single punch.
  III. Kumite A) Defense and attack against upper level.
B) Defense and attack against middle level.

NOTE: Karate etiquette and a strong spirit is expected of all participants who wish to advance in rank.

Sensei Tim Kiel
Principal Instructor
Central Minnesota Karate

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