Martial Arts Wisdom



Kata Requirements



KYU Belt Kata Requirements



White Belt


Taikyoku Gedan

First course lower

Taikyoku Chudan

First course middle

Taikyoku Jodan

First course upper



Yellow Belt


Taikyoku Mawashi gari

First course circular block

Taikyoku Kake Uke

First course hooking block



Orange Belt


Fukio Kata Dai Itch

 

Fukio Kata Dai Ni

 

Gekisai Dai Itch

Attack and smash one



Red Belt


Gekisai Dai Ni

Attack and smach two

Sancin

Three Battles



Green Belt


Saifa

To smash or beat

Tenso

Rotating hands



Blue Belt


Seiyuchin

Attack, conquer, suppress



Brown Belt


Shisochin

27 movements



Sho Dan Ho


Complete and in-depth review of all Kata learned to date




Black Belt Kata Requirements



Black Belt (1st Degree)


Sanseru….

36 Movements



Black Belt (2nd Degree)


Sepai….

18 Movements



Black Belt (3rd Degree)


Kururunfa….

Holding the Ground



Black Belt (4th Degree)


Sesan….

56 Movements



Black Belt (5th Degree & up)


Superumpei

108 Movements