Central Minnesota Karate Rank Exam Requirements
-10th Kyu (White Belt) Testing for 9th Kyu (Yellow Striped Belt)-
This exam is for children who have been practicing but are too young
to perform traditional requirements for yellow belt (8th Kyu) testing in its entirety.
If recommended by the instructor, the junior karateka will be asked to perform the following for the 9th Kyu examination:
| I. Kata
Movements 1 thru 9 (1st kiai point) in sequence.
| II. Kihon
|| Downward block in front stance
Straight single punch in front stance
Straight triple punch in front stance
Stepping backward rising block in stance
Side elbow strike in middle stance
Front snap kick, rear leg and step through
Front kick and straight punch combination
| III. Kumite
|| Three steps forward attacking upper level punch
Three steps back escaping applying rising block
Final defense will include counter attack reverse punch
NOTE: Children are expected to have good manners and apply
Karate & Dojo Etiquette.
They must kiai and show spirit in there performance.
Sensei Tim Kiel
Central Minnesota Karate
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