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SHOTOKAN KARATE OF PAKISTAN

1/ YELLOW BELT SHOTOKAN KARATE

A. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: 1. Name of the style of karate and its meaning.2. Name of the founder and brief history.3. Basic karate etiquette. Knowledge of 'warming -up ' and 'cooling-off ' exercises.4. Purpose of 'warming up ' and 'cooling off ' exercises.5. Elementary karate terminology.6. Basic dojo hygiene.7. Understanding of karate spirit.8. Wearing and folding of karate-gi.9. Forms of sitting (kumi-kata).10. Standing and kneeling salutations (ritsuri & zarei).

B. STANCE/DACHI: 1. Hei-soku-dachi2. Musubi-dachi3. Hachi-ji-dachi4. Zenkut-su-dachi5. Hei--ko-dachi6. Ko-kutsu-dachi

walking (forward only) in zenkut-su-dachi and in ko-kutsu-dachi and turning around in these stances.

C. BLOWS/TSUKI: , in z1. Formation of the first.2. Choku-tsuki (standing, in hachi-ji-dachi).3. Oi-tsuki (walking, forward only, in zen-kutsu-dachi).4. Gyaku-tsuki (standingen-kutsu-dachi).

D. BLOCKS/TSUKI:

1. Jodan-age-uke (standing, in hachi-ji-dachi, and moving forward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Chuidan-soto-uke (same as above)3. Gedan-barai (same as above)4. Shuto-uke (standing, in hachi-ji-dachi, and moving forward, only, in kokut-su-dachi).

E. KICKS/GERI:

1. Mae-geri (form hei-soku-dachi, standing).(from zen-kutsu-dachi,standing).(form zen-kutsu-dachi,moving forward, only).

F. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Go-hon-kumite (jodan-tsuki and chudan-tsuki, only).G. FORM/KATA: 1. Hainen Sho-dan.

2/ORANGBELT SHOTOKAN KARATE

A. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE:

1. Reasonable knowledge and ability in all lower rank requirements2. Further knowledge about the origin and development of karate.3. Knowledge about the classification of techniques.

B. STANCE/DACHI:

1. Kiba-dachi.2. Walking side-away in kiba-dachi.3. Walking forward as well as backwards in zen-kutsu-dachi.

C. BLOWS/TSUKI: 1. Oi-tsuki (moving backwards, in zen-kutsu-dach).

D. STRIKES/UCHI:

1. Formation of kaisho.2. Shoto-uchi (inside-to-out-and outside-to-in, standing in hachi-ji-dachi).3. Uraken (standing, in hachi-ji-dachi).

E. BLOCKS/UKE:

1. Jodan-age-uke2. Chudan-soto-uke moving forward as well as backwards, in zen-kutsu-dachi.3. Gedan-brai

F KICKS/GERI:

1. Mawashi-geri (standing, and moving forward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Mae-geri (standing, in hachi-ji-dachi).

3. Yoko-ke-age (standing, in hei-so-ku-dachi, with both legs).4. Yoko-ke-age (moving-away, in kiba-dachi).

G. COMBINATIONS /REN-RAKU-WAZA:

1. Jodan-age-uke/gyaku-tsuki (moving forward, only in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Mae-geri/oi-tsuki (moving forward, only in zen-kutsu-dachi).3. Mae-geri-chudan/mae-geri-jodan (moving forward in zen-kutsu- dachi).

H. SPARRING/KUMITE:

Go-hon-kumite (jodan-tsuki, chudan-tsuki, and mae-geri).

I. FORMS/KATA:1. Haien-Sho-Dan.2. Knowledge of Haien-ni-dan

J. MISCELLANEOUS:Knowledge of the use of punching bag for mawashi-geri and makiwara for gyaku-tsuki,

3/GREEN BELT SHOTOKAN KARATE

A. STANCES/DACHI:

1. Neko-ashi-dachi.2. Sanchan-dachi.3. Walking backwards in kokutsu-dachi.4. Walking forward in sanchin-dachi.

B. BLOWS/TSUKI:

1. Gyaku-tsuki (moving forward, in zen-kusu-dachi).

C. SRIKES/UCHI:

1. Kentsui-uchi (standing, in hachi-ji-dachi).2. Uraken-uchi (moving forward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).

D. BLOCK/UKE:

1. Shuto-uke (moving backwards, in kokutsu-bachi).2. Uchi-uke (moving forvward in zen-kutsu-bachi).

E. KICKS/GERI:

1. Yoko-ke-komi (moving side ways, in kiba-dachi).2. Mae-ashi geri (mae-geri, standing in zen-kutsu-dachi).

F. COMBINATIONS/REN-RAKU-WAZA:

1. Age-uke/gyaku-tsuki (standard from, moving backwards).2. Ren-geri (mae-geri/mawashi geri) moving forward.3. Chudan-soto-uke/gyaku-tsuki (standard from, moving forward).4. Gedan-barai/gyaku-tsuki (dtandard fron, moving forward).

G. SPARRING/KUMITE:

Ippon-kumite (jodan-tsuki,chudan-tsuki & mae-geri, Left as well as right side).H. FORMS/KATA: Haien-Ni-dan

I. COUNTER-ATTACKS/KAE-SHE:

Using mae-geri in counter-attacks.J. MISCELLANEOUS:Knowledge of the use of makiwara for kicks.

A. STANCES/DACHI: 1. Teiji-dachi.2. Rendo-dachi.3. Endo-dachi.4. Walking backwards in sanchian-dachi.

B. BLOWS/TSUKI:

1. Kizami-tsuki (in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Gyaku-tsuki (moving backward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).

C. STRIKES/UCHI:

1. Yoko-empi-uchi (in kiba-dachi).2. Ushiro-empi-uchi (in kiba-dachi).3. Mae-empi-uchi (moving forward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).

D. BLOCKS/UKE:

1. Juji-uke (moving forward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Uchi-uke (moving backwards, in zen-kutsu-dachi).3. Jodan-age-uke

Chudan-soto-uke blocking in zen-kutsu-dachi on reverse foot. Gedan-barai.

E. KICKS/GERI:

1. Mae-geri (moving backwards, in zen-kutsu-dachi)2. Ushiro-geri (standing, in zen-kutsu-dachi)3. Yoko-ke-komi (standing, in hei-soku-dachi, both legs

F. COMBINATIONS/REN-RAKU-WAZA: 1. Mae-geri gyaku-tsuki (standard form, moving forward).2. Soto-uke empi-uraken (standard form, moving forward).3. Chudan-soto-uke/gyaku-tsuki (standard form, moving backwards).4. Gedan-barai-gyaku-tsuki (standard form, moving backwards).5. Mawashi-geri/mawashi-geri (standard form,moving forward).

G. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Ippon-kumite : (Jodan-tsuki, chudan-tsuki, mae-geri, left as well as right side).2. The member must also have knowledge of Ju-kumite.

H. FORMS/KATA:

1. Haien Ni-dan.2. Knowledge of Haien San-dan.I. COUNTER-ATTACKS/KAE-SHE: 1. Using mawashi-geri in counter-attacks.

4/ BLUE BELT SHOTOKAN KARATE

A. STANCES/DACHI: 1. Shiko-dachi.2. Hangetsu-dachi. B. BLOWS/TSUKI:

1. Ren-tsuki (moving forward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Dan-tsuki (moving forward, zen-kutsi-dachi).

C STRIKES/UCHI:

1. Tete-empi-uchi.2. Otoshi-empi-uchi.

D. BLOCKS/UKE:

1. Otoshi-uke.2. Morote-uke.

E. KICKS/GERI: 1. Kakato-geri (standing, in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Mawashi-geri (standing, in hachi-ji-dachi, both legs).3. Hiza-geri (standing, in zen-kutsu-dachi).

F. COMBINATIONS/REN-RAKU-WAZA:

). 1. Shuto-uke/nukite (standard form, moving backwards).2. Age-uke/soto-uke/gedan-barai (standard form, moving forward).

3. Mae-geri-jodan/mae-geri-chudan (standard form, moving backwards).4. Soto-uke/empi/uraken (standard form, moving backwards).5. Mae-geri/oi-tsuki (standard form, moving backwards

G. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Ippon-kumite : (Jodan-tsuki, chudan-tsuki, mae-geri, mawashi-geri, ke-komi. Right as well as left).2. Ju-kumite : (one) with a 6th Kyu rank.

H. FORMS/KATA:

Haien San-dan. I. COUNTER ATTACKS/KAE-SHE: Using ushiro-geri and Ke-komi in counter attacks. J. BREAKING/TAMESHI-WARI: One board with Shuto-uchi.

A. BLOWS/TSUKI:

1. Heiko-tsuki.

B. STRIKES/UCHI:

1. Different strikes, moving forward and backwards in various stances.

C. BLOCKS/TSUKI:

Ashi-uke (using the foot in different ways for blocking).

D. KICKS/GERI:

Ushiro-geri (moving forward in zen-kutsu-dachi).

E. SWEEPING TECHNIQUES/ASHI-BARAI: Knowledge of the use of sweeping techniques (ashi-barai) while standing.

F. COMBINATIONS/REN-RAKU-WAZA:

1. Age-uke-/soto-uke/gedan-barai (standard form, moving backwards).2. Uchi-uke/jodan-tsuki (standard form, moving forward).3. San-bon-tsuki (standard form, moving forward).4. Mawashi-geri/ke-komi (standard form, moving forward).5. Mae-geri/gyaku-tsuki (standard, form moving backwards).

G. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Ippon-kumite : (jodan, chudan, mae-geri, mawashi-geri, ke-komi, ushiro-geri. Leftand right side).2. Ju-kunite : (two) with equal belt holders.

H. FORMS/KATA:

1. Haien San-dan.2. Knowledge of Haien Yon-dan.

I. BREAKING/TAMESHI-WARI:

1. One board with Shuto-uchi.2. One board with Mae-geri.

A. BLOWS/TSUKI : Ura-tsuki.

B. BLOCKS/UKE: Using different blocks as attacks.

C. KICKS/GERI:

1. Miza-zuki-geri.2. Gyaku-miza-tsuki-geri.

D. COMBINATIONS/REN-RAKU-WAZA:

1. Uchi-uke/jodan-tsuki (standard form, moving back).2. Uchi-uke/jodan-tsuki/chudan-gyaku-tsuki (standard form, forward).3. Shuto-uke/empi (standard form, moving forward).4. Ke-komi/ke-komi (standard form, moving forward).5. Mae-geri/ushiro-geri (same foot, standing in zen-kutsu-dachi, left and right two times with each legs).

E. BREAKING/TAMESHI-WARI:

One board with shuto-uchi, one board with mae-geri, one board with gyaku-tsuki.

F. THROWING TECHNIQUES/NAGE-WAZA:

Knowledge of the use of throwing techniques.

G. SWEEPING TECHNIQUES/ASHI-BARAI: Knowledge of the use of sweeping techniques, lying down.

H. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Ju-ippon-kumite, (jodan, chudan, mae-geri, mawashi-geri).2. Ju-kumite : (two) with equal belt holders.

I. FORMS/KATA:

Haien yon-dan. .

5/ BROWN BELT SHOTOKAN KARATE

A. BLOWS/TSUKI: Hasami-tsuki. B. KICKS/GERI:Mae-tobi-geri.

1. San-bon-tsuki (standard form, moving backwards).2. Uchi-uke/jodan-tsuki/chudan-tsuki (standard form, moving backwards).3. Mae-geri/mawashi-geri (same foot, moving forward).4. Mae-geri/ushiro-geri (standard form, moving forward).

D. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Ju-ippon-kumite (jodan, chudan, mae-geri, ke-komi, mawashi-gei).2. One Ju-kumite with purple belt level.3. One Ju-kumite with 2 grey belt levels.

E. FORMS/KATA: Haien Go-dan

F. BREAKING TAMESHI-WARI:

Breaking with shuto-uchi, mae geri, gyaku-tsuki and ushiro geri.

ABILITY TO DEMONSTRATE

A. BLOWS/TSUKI: Mawashi-tsuki B. KICKS/GERI: Yoko-tobi-geri

C. COMBINATIONS/ REN-RAKU-WAZA:

1. Mae geri/ke-komi (same foot, moving forward ).2. Mae-geri/yoko-geri/ushiro-geri (same foot, standing, left and right, three times).

D. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Ju-ippon-kumite (jodan, chudan, mae-geri, mawashi-geri, ke-komi ).2. Ju-kumite : (one) with two orange-belt holders.

E. FORMS/KATA:

1. Haien Go-dan.2. Knowledge of Tekki Sho-dan.

F. BREAKING/TAMESHI-WARI:

1. Breaking with shuto-uchi, mae-geri, gyaku-tsuki, ushiro-geri and with mawashi-geri.

ABILITY TO DEMONSTRATE

A. BLOWS/TSUKI : Kagi-tsuki. B. KICKS/GERI : Nidan-geri

C. COMBINATIONS REN-RAKU-WAZA:

1. Mawashi-gei/ke-komi (same foot, moving forward, in zen-kutsu-dachi).2. Mawashi-geri/gyaku-tsuki (moving forward).

D. SPARRING/KUMITE:

1. Ju-ippon-kumite (as for 2nd Kyu).2. Ju-kumite : (one) with two blue-belt holders.(one) with a 2nd Kyu brown belt holder.

E. FORMS/KATA: Takki-sho-dan.

F. BREAKING/TAMESHI-WARI:

1. One board with sei-ken (in gyaku-tsuki).2. One board with Ke-komi.

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