YOUTH RANK:

KYUKYU - 9TH KYU (1 YELLOW TAG) (5-7 year olds)

HAKKYU - 8TH KYU (2 YELLOW TAGS)

YOUTH & ADULT RANKS

NANAKYU - 7TH KYU (YELLOW BELT)

ROKKYU - 6TH KYU (GREEN TAG)

GOKYU - 5TH KYU (GREEN BELT)

YONKYU - 4TH KYU (GREEN BELT / RED TAG)

SANKYU - 3RD KYU (BROWN BELT)

NIKYU - 2ND KYU

IKKYU - 1ST KYU

SHODAN

NIDAN

SANDAN

YONDAN

YOUTH - KYUKYU - 9TH KYU (YELLOW TAG) (5-7 yr. olds)  kyukyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA
Punching None
Blocks  
Front Kick  
Three Basic Stances: Front Stance Cat Stance Horse Stance


YOUTH - HAKKYU - 8TH KYU (2 YELLOW TAGS) hakkyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA
Punching Drill None
Blocking Drill  
Front Kick  
Three Basic Stances: Front Stance Cat Stance Horse Stance


NANAKYU - 7TH KYU (YELLOW BELT) nanakyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
Punching Drill None Taikyoku Shodan
Blocking Drill    
Front Kick    

 

Three Basic Stances
Front Stance
Cat Stance
Horse Stance
 
IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Upper block-punch
  • Circle block-punch
  • Cross block-punch
Middle Series
  • Outer block-punch
  • Circle block-punch
  • Cross block-punch
Lower Series
  • Lower block-punch
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
  • Arm conditioning


ROKKYU - 6TH KYU (YELLOW BELT /GREEN TAG)rokkyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
Kyan Lines 1-3 None Taikyokyu Nidan
    Taikyokyu Sandan

 

IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Upper block-punch
  • Circle block-punch
  • Cross block-punch
Middle Series
  • Outer block-punch
  • Circle block-punch
  • Cross block-punch
Lower Series
  • Lower block-punch
  • 45 low parry-front kick, step in cover, punch
  • Twist and block, step in, punch
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
  • Stationary singles, doubles and triples
  • High-Middle-Low (1 series) Upper block, outer block, lower block

 

GOKYU - 5TH KYU (GREEN BELT)gokkyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
Itosu Lines 4-6 Naihanchi Shodan Empi Take
  Seisan Empi Iwa

 

IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Opposite inward block-punch
  • Oppostie inward block-kick and punch
  • Kyan Chicken fighting series
  • Cross block-empi
  • Circle block-empi
  • Circle block, cross block-empi
Middle Series
  • Same as above
Lower Series
  • Step to the outside, cat stance-kick groin
  • Step to the inside, cat stance-kick groin
  • Twist stance, twisting inward forarm block-augmented punch
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
Moving singles, doubles and triples
High-Middle-Low (5 new series)
  • Kyan Series - upward shuto uki, cross block, downward shuto uke
  • Chicken Series - chicken block, inward chicken block, downward block
  • Circle block, inward block, lower open hand block
  • X-block, augmented middle shuto block, augmented downward shuto block
  • Augmented upper block, augmented outer block, augmented lower block

 

YONKYU - 4TH KYU (GREEN BELT / RED TAG) yonkyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
  Naihanchi Nidan Pen Pai
  Pinans 1-5 Pen Po

 

CENTER LINE PUNCHING
  • Rear hand punch
  • Front hand punch
  • Rear, front punch
  • Pressing block, punch
  • Elbow block, punch
  • Front, rear punch
IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Step out to cat stance, high guard-front kick
  • Step out to cat stance, high guard-side kick
  • Step 45 to front stance, high guard-semi roundhouse kick
  • X-block-grab and twist arm, kick to shoulder and punch (inside)
  • X-block-grab and twist arm, kick to ribs and punch (outside)
  • Step out to front stance-side punch
Middle Series
  • Same as above - omit X-block series
Lower Series
  • Twisting inward forearm block-front kick, back fist, punch
  • Lower X-block-push leg to side, front kick, back fist, punch
  • Seisan foot catch-front kick, step in, back fist, punch
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
  • Moving Centerline Punching Continuous
  • Long Chamber Continuous
  • Armor work - stationary

 

 SANKYU -  3RD KYU (BROWN BELT)sankyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
Kyan Lines 4-6 Naihanchi Sandan
Shimpa Tan
  Anaku
Shimpa Sho
  Wanshu  

 

IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Twisting open inward block, front kick, back fist, punch
  • X-block, eye thrust
  • X-block, step in, shuto to neck
  • Kyan upper series - inside and outside in twist stance
Middle Series
  • Twisting open inward block, front kick, back fist, punch
  • Middle hooking drop block, punch
  • Middle hooking drop block, middle hooking drop block and simultaneous front kick
  • Kyan kamai-counter (x3)
Lower Series
  • Knee block. front kick
  • Twist and downward punch to kicking leg
  • Lower block-front kick off forward leg
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
  • Armor Work (Long Chamber Continuous)

 NIKYU - 2ND KYUsankyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
Stationary Bo Lines
Gojushiho
Rohai
  Chinto
Seiru

 

IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Jump back-double front jump kick
  • Cross block-push arm down, step in, chop neck
  • X-block, shuffle, shuto to neck
Middle Series
  • Twist to side, forearm block-kotegaishi
  • Step off to the side-punch hand
  • Middle hooking drop block, middle hooking drop block, double front kick under arms
  • Double arm break
Lower Series
  • Step off the side-hit Achilles tendon
  • Knee block, front kick
  • Seisan foot catch, double step (right front stance / left front stance) back on inside, pull leg
  • Seisan foot catch, roll thigh out, press toe into thigh
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
Weapons IPPON KUMITE (stationary) - 3 with each weapon (Bo, Sai)
Bo - Bo
Attacker thrusts to face
  • Circle block, thrust to face
  • Circle block, step in, reverse end strike to knee
  • Step back to inside of body, reverse end block, shuffle step in sliding thrust to foot
Sai - Bo

Attacker thrusts to face

  • Step 45 to outside of body into cat stance, open block, shuffle in double closed punch
  • Step back to outside of body into front stance, open block, back sai in upper kamai, open thrust to face (Toei Sai)
  • Step back, X-block, push bo to the outside, step in, chop neck

IKKYU - 1ST KYUsankyu

HOJO UNDO SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
Moving Bo Lines
Passai Sho
Kyokyu I
Moving Sai Lines Kusanku Sho
Kyokyu II

 

IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Ready position, twist right foot towards right (guard up), turn and back-kick with left leg
  • Ready position, step 45 to right (opposite open side) high-guard, side thrust-kick with left
Middle Series
  • Step 45 to cat stance, snake hands grab (left on top mid-arm right bottom wrist), step behind foot, throw, side-kick ribs
  • Step 45 to cat stance, arm catch (left hand under elbow, right on wrist), grab wrist & shuffle in while pulling forward & down, right leg side-kick down
  • Step 45 to cat stance, arm catch, pivot, elbow lock on shoulder
Lower Series
  • Back into left front stance and jam-block shin (double palm heel block), grab pants and pull opponent off-balance to your right side, step in and elbow opposite (back area)
  • Step back 45 with left foot into front stance, left outer block, right lower block kick (knife hands), shuffle in and side chop (across) neck with left knife hand
  • Step (outside of kick) into horse stance (feet aligned parallel kick), grab leg (left hand bottom, right on top) and kick groin (toes up)
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
Weapons IPPON KUMITE (moving) - 5 with each weapon (Bo, Sai)
Bo-Bo
  • Downward strike - Step in & upper block, redirect strike down, strike groin
  • Downward strike - Step in & upper block, heel toe in, horizontal thrust to midsection
  • Roundhouse strike to knee - Step 45, roundhouse block in crane stance, reverse roundhouse strike to temple
  • Face thrust - Step back to inside of body, reverse end block, redirect strike with sticking circle, sliding thrust to ribs, reverse downward strike to back
  • Reverse end strike to middle - Step off 90, vertical block, throw bo to side while shifting body, reverse end upward strike to groin
Sai-Bo
  • Downward strike - Step back into front stance, X-block, push bo to inside of body, shuffle in, chop to knee, stab ribs
  • Face thrust - Opposite open opposite inward block, catch bo in handle and redirect to side, roundhouse kick, closed punch to head
  • Face thrust - Jump to outside of body, open middle block, shuffle in, hook knee with handle, pull off balance
  • Face thrust - Jump to outside of body, open middle block, slide down bo striking hand, shuffle in, chop neck
  • Downward strike - Step into cat stance to outside of body, drop sai to hold with blade, catch bo in handle, redirect to side, shuffle in, downward strike to head

SHODAN shodan

SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
  Seiunchin
Kyokyu III
Tokamine Bo
Kyoku IV
Toei Sai

 

IPPON KUMITE (ONE PERSON)
Upper Series
  • Circle block, step around, jump on waist, double strike to temple
  • Shift to front stance, lifting block, stand up, punch
  • Shift to front stance, lifting block, step into cat stance, punch ribs
  • Circle block, tenkan, pull down
  • Shift to front stance, lifting block, shift to opposite side, side punch
Middle Series
  • Shift to forearm parry, drop into front stance and pull person into kick
Lower Series
  • Seisan foot catch, pull into kick, punch face
  • Seisan foot catch, step in and push down on knee, punch
  • Seisan foot catch,
OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
Bo Long Chamber Continuous
Free sparring with and without armor
MISCELLANEOUS
Demonstration
Teaching Assistant (1 year commitment)

NIDAN shodanshodan

SHORIN KATA SHUDOKAN KATA
Sanchin
Kyokyu V
Kusanku Dai
 
Passai Dai
Sakugawa Bo
Tawata Sai

 

IPPON KUMITE
MISCELLANEOUS
Bo Sparring

SANDAN shodanshodanshodan

KOBUDO KATA
Shuzi Bo
Seite Bo
Hamahiga Sai
Tsu Ken Aka-Chu no Eku De
Tsun Kwa Tonfa
Sagagami Nunchaku
Toei Kama

 

OTHER TWO PERSON MATERIAL
Bo vs. Bo (attacker and defender start in a right front stance)
  • Disarm attacker.  Attacker-Upper Bo strike

Defense: Right front stance-step back to left front stance, circle block to the left, place bo between arms and disarm.  Many horizontal strikes to the head.

Bo vs. Bo Empty Hand Attacks
  • Opponent grabs bo with two hands.  Circle block to right while in right front stance.  Keep elbows in.  Opponent goes to his/her knees.  Should be able to flip opponent if you step around to the right next to him or her.  Follow up with a strike.  Tenkan step.
  • Opponent grabs bo.  Right front stance-circle technique to the right.  Step under bo (get opponent's hands high up in the air) and throw.
  • Opponent grabs bo.  Right front stance-circle to left and they down on knees (or circle and step to the left so opponent gets thrown).
  • Opponent grabs bo.  Right front stance-circle to the right and place bo behind right knee and flip.  You end up lifting opponent's right leg.
  • Opponent grabs bo (right front stance).  Seesaw technique to groin and take bo behind opponent's left knee and push right knee until opponent falls.
  • Bo is horizontal and attacker grabs middle of the bo.  Reverse bo to the right, switch hands to arm break-lock elbow.  Step behind to the right so they flip.
OTHER MATERIAL
Teaching-responsible for your own class or dojo
Strong contribution to OKCD and/or the martial arts

  YONDANshodanshodanshodanshodan

SHUDOKAN KATA
KOBUDO KATA
Kyoku VI Shorinkan Eku
Kyoku VII Shorinkan Kama Dai Ichi
  Yara Gwa Tonfa
  Tekko Dai Ichi
  Nitan Bo
  Nunte Bo
TWO PERSON MATERIAL
Penchin Kumi Bo
Penchin Kumi Sai