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Kata Requirements for Grading

The kata are taught at specific levels depending on the comprehension level of each student, following the KIHON ("basic") kata, "Juni-no Kata".

 

KATA REQUIREMENTS
TO OBTAIN... BELT KATA BUNKAI MIN. TIME
BEFORE TESTING
9th Kyu
         
Juni No Kata - 3 months
8th Kyu
         
Heian Nidan Heian Nidan 3 months
7th Kyu
         
Heian Sandan
Heian Shodan
Heian Sandan 3 months
6th Kyu
         
Heian Yondan Heian Shodan 3 months
5th Kyu
         
Heian Godan
Rohai
Heian Yondan
Heian Godan
3 months
4th Kyu
         
Juroku
Jitte
Rohai
Juroku
Jitte
3 months
3rd Kyu
         
Jiin
Saifa
Naihanchi Shodan
Jiin
Saifa
6 months
2nd Kyu
         
Jion
Bassai Dai
Matsukaze
Jion
Bassai Dai
6 months
1st Kyu
         
Seienchin
Sanchin
Matsukaze
Seienchin
6 months

 

 

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