Yonkyu ( 4th Kyu ) Curriculum

4th Kyu Time Requirement, 4 months after 5th Kyu

 

Kihon  (Basics)

Heisoku Dachi & Moto Dachi

  • Ushiro Geri

 

Renzoku Kihon (Combination Techniques)

  • Moto dachi Chudan Gamae
    • Mae Geri to the front, Yoko Geri to the side (with one leg)
    • Mae Geri to the front, Mawashi Geri to the front (with one leg)
    • Mae Geri to the front, Ushiro Geri to the back(with one leg)

 

Renzoku Ido Kihon (Combination Moving Techniques)

  • Zenkutsu Dachi  
    •  Moving Forward   —>  Gedan Barai, Gyaku Zuki  —>   Chudan Yoko Uke, Gyaku Zuki   —>  Yoko Uchi Uke, Gyaku Zuki  —> Age Uke, Gyaku Zuki  <— Moving backward and performing the same set
  • Moto Dachi Chudan Gamae,
    • With back leg Mae Geri followed by Mawashi Geri followed by Oi zuki on moto dachi (stepping forward)
  • Neko Ashi Dachi
    • Chudan Shuto Uke, with front leg Yoko Gari to the front landing on Moto Dachi Chudan Gyaku Zuki

 

Kata (Form)

•     Heian Godan, Juroku

 

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
    • Nekoashi Dachi, Shuto Uke, Mae Geri
  • Hokei Kumite ( Yakusoku Kumite of Heian katas)
    • Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan
  • Shiai Kumite  (point Sparring )