Wednesday, 7 July 2021

UPDATE OF KATA REQUIREMENTS: 07-07-2021

At the dojo earlier today, July 7th, 2021. Tekki Sandan Kata, now permissible for the Shodan Exam,



UPDATED IKS 国際空手道松濤館 (INTERNATIONAL KARATE SHOTOKAN) KATA REQUIREMENTS FOR DAN EXAMINATIONS 

(ENGLISH VERSION)


After a long period of evaluations for the betterment of karateka and their technical potentialities these requirements came into effect, here in Japan today: July 7th, 2021.


SHODAN

1. Free choice kata from Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Enpi, Jion, Jitte, Gankaku or Hangetsu.

2. Free choice kata from Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan, Heian Sandan, Heian Yondan, Heian Godan, Tekki Shodan, Tekki Nidan or Tekki Sandan.

 

 NIDAN

1. Free choice kata from Tekki Shodan, Tekki Nidan, Tekki Sandan, Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Enpi, Jion, Jitte, Gankaku, Hangetsu, Bassai Sho, Kanku Sho, Chinte, Unsu, Sochin, Nijushiho, Gojushiho Dai, Gojushiho Sho, Wankan, Jiin and Meikyo.

2. Free choice kata from Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Enpi, Jion, Jitte, Gankaku or Hangetsu.

 

 SANDAN, YONDAN, GODAN

1. Free choice kata from Tekki Shodan, Tekki Nidan, Tekki Sandan, Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Enpi, Jion, Jitte, Gankaku, Hangetsu, Bassai Sho, Kanku Sho, Chinte, Unsu, Sochin, Nijushiho, Gojushiho Dai, Gojushiho Sho, Wankan, Jiin, Meikyo or Hyakuhappo.

2. Free choice kata from Meikyo Nidan, Meikyo Sandan, Kyakusen, Seiryu, Ransetsu, Hachimon, Senka, Rakuyo, Kakuyoku Shodan, Kakuyoku Nidan, Kakuyoku Sandan, Kashu, Suishu, Roshu, Hushu, Ansan, Sensho, Shote Dai, Shote Sho, Kibaken, Maizuru or Raiko.

3. Second free choice 'standard Shotokan kata'.

* The examinee must also demonstrate 3-5 effective oyo (applications).


© André Bertel. Oita City, Japan (2021).

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