Yellow Belt 6th Kyu Requirements

Teens & Adults

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PDFs

Physical Requirements

Arms

  • 20 – Knuckle push ups
  • 10 – Hands together – feet apart
  • 10 – Row boats – 5 on finger tips

Abdominals

  • 50 – Sit ups, arms across chest
  • 50 – Elbow to opposite knee
  • 50 – Flutter kicks

Legs

  • 50 – Steps up on Bench
  • 40 – Calf raises with partner on back
  • 40 – ¼ squats with partner on back

Technical Requirements

Break fall
& Shrimp move

  • Break fall:
    • Sideways
    • Backwards
    • Push-up position, roll, BF
  • Shrimp move:
    • Forward
    • Backward

Jiu-Jitsu

  • Controls when partner has top position
    • Top position: Hook removal when partner places both leg hooks in
    • Anchor & Base: Low & high swim
    • Standard trap & roll variation: Partner places hand on your shoulder/neck
    • Trap & roll head lock variation: Partner head locks you from top position
    • Trap & roll punch block variation: Partner has top position and strikes downward
  • Arm locks – Straight & Americana arm locks – from top position:
    • Standard straight arm lock
    • Side ‘S’ variation straight arm lock
    • Americana arm lock
    • Americana arm lock neck hug variation

Karate basics

  • All Kenkokan basics
  • Etiquette, history, general Dojo terms:
    • Styles history, name of style, founder, rank and belt system, etc.
  • Combination of techniques & Tic-Toc on Bogu (Body gear)
  • Basic escapes: #1 – 3

Kata – Both sides

  • Naihanshin: Video / PDF: FrontBack

Kumite – Both sides

  • Gohono Ichi: Video
  • Gohono Ni: Video

Other requirements

  • Participate in one Koshiki contact tournament
  • Koshiki fights with body gear – 2
  • Grappling fights – 2