Hachikyu ( 8th Kyu ) Curriculum

8th Kyu – Time Requirement, 3 months after 9th Kyu

  

     Tachi Kata  (Stances)

  • Shiko Dachi     –     Neko Ashi Dachi

Kihon  (Basics)

  • Moto Dachi
  • Jodan Shuto Uchi
  • Shuto Yoko Uchi
  • Mae Geri (front leg and back leg)

    Hachiji Dachi

  • Uraken Uchi
  • Uraken Yoko Uchi
  • Yoko Hiji Ate
  • Ushiro Hiji Ate
  • Tate Hiji Ate
  • Kentsui Uchi

Shiko Dachi

  • Chudan Zuki
  • Jodan Zuki
  •  Nido Zuki
  • Otoshi Hiji Ate
  • Chudan Hiji Ate
  • Shuto Gedan Barai (to the sides)

Ido Kihon (Moving Techniques)

  • Moto Dachi & Zenkutsu Dachi (Forward on Zenkutsu Dachi, on return use Moto Dachi)
    • Oi Zuki
    • Oi Gyaku ZukI
    • Oi Mae Geri (Jun Mae Geri)
    Zenkutsu Dachi(Moving Forward, Backward, and Backward diagonal)
      • Gedan BaraI
      • Chudan Yoko Uke
      • Yoko Uchi Uke
      • Age Uke
      Shiko Dachi (Moving ForwardBackward, and Backward diagonal)
        • Shuto Gedan Barai

            Renzoku Kihon (Combination Techniques)

        • Moto Dachi & Zenkutsu Dachi
          • Mae Te Zuki, Gyaku Zuki
          • Gedan Barai, Gyaku Zuki
          • Chudan Yoko Uke, Gyaku Zuki
          • Yoko Uchi Uke, Gyaku Zuki
          • Age Uke, Gyaku Zuki

              Kata (Form)

          • Heian Nidan

           

              Kumite (Sparring)

          • Yakusoku Kihon Kumite or Kihon Ippon Kumite (pre-arranged basic sparring), Starting on moto dachi chudan kamae
            • Gedan Barai, Gyaku Zuki
            • Chudan Yoko Uke, Gyaku Zuki
            • Age Uke, Gyaku Zuki