Address:

Ormskirk Shotokan Karate Club

Ormskirk School

Wigan Road
Ormskirk

L39 2AT

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Phone: 01695 577896

Email: ormskirkkarate@btinternet.com

 

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Training Times

Mondays: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesdays: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Advanced Session for Black Belts)

Fridays: 6:30PM - 8:00 PM

 

Training Cost: £6.00

Come and Join Us

New adult beginners (16+) are always welcome.

JKA DAN Grading
Syllabus

 

1st Dan

Direction

Technique

Forward

Sambon
  Renzuki

Backward

Jodan
  Age-uke + Gyaku-tsuki

Forward

Chudan
  Soto-uke + Yoko Empi + Yoko Urakenuchi + Gyaku-tsuki (Zenkutsu-dachi to Kiba-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)

Backward

Chudan Uchi-Uke + Kizami-zuke + Gyaku-tsuki

Forward

Shuto-uke + Nukite (Kokutsu-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)

Forward

Mae-geri

Forward

Maegeri Rengeri (Chudan/ Jodan) 2 times – then (Jodan/ Chudan) 2 times

Forward

Mawashi-geri

Forward

Yoko-geri Ke-age (Kiba-dachi alternate feet)

Forward

Yoko-geri Ke-komi (Kiba-dachi alternate feet)

 

Kata:
Sentei Kata (Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Empi, Jion) – student may choose any of
these.

 

Kumite: Jiyu Ippon Kumite – Jodan/ Chudan/ Mae-geri/ YokoKekomi/ Mawashigeri (right/one
side)

 

 

* Examiners
test for basic understanding and functional ability in the foundational
techniques of karate

 

2nd Dan

Direction

Technique

Forward

Kizami-zuki  + Sambon Renzuki (free kamae)

Backward

Jodan Age-uke + Chudan Soto-uke + Gyaku-zuki (Block with same arm)

Forward

Mae-geri + Jun-zuki (free kamae)

Backward

Shuto-uke + Kizami Mae-geri + Nukite (Kokutsu-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)

Backward/
  Forward

(Backwards) Gedan-barai + (Forwards) Chudan Jun-zuki + Chudan Jun-zuki

Forward

Yoko-geri Ke-age/ Yoko-geri Ke-komi (Kiba-dachi alternate feet)

Forward

Yoko-geri Ke-komi + Gyaku-tsuki ((Zenkutsu-dachi) (free kamae)

Forward

Mawashi-geri + Gyaku-tsuki (Zenkutsu-dachi) (free kamae)

 

Kata:
Students favourite Kata

 

Kumite: Jiyu Kumite

 

* Examiners
test for understanding and proficiency in the foundational techniques of
karate.

 

 

3rd Dan

Direction

Technique

Forward

Kizami-zuki + Sambon Renzuki (free kamae)

Backward

Jodan Age-uke + Chudan Soto-uke + Gyaku-zuki (Block with same arm)

Forward

Chudan-Uchi-uke+Kizami-zuki+Gyaku-zuki (Kokutsu- dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)

Backward

Shuto-uke + Kizami Mae-geri + Nukite (Kokutsu-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)

Backward/
  Forward

Age-uke then moving forward Mawashi-geri + Yoko Urakenuchi + Chudan Jun-zuki

Forward

Mae-geri + Yoko-geri Ke-komi + Mawashi-geri + Gyaku-tsuki (alternate feet)

Standing
  Position

Mae-geri/Yoko-geri Ke-komi/ Ushiro-geri (Zenkutsu-dachi same foot left/ right)

 

Kata:
Students favourite Kata

 

Kumite: Jiyu Kumite

 

* Examiners
test for understanding and proficiency in the standard techniques of karate.

 

 

4th Dan

Direction

Technique

Forward

Kizami-zuki + Sambon Renzuki (free kamae)

Backward

Chudan-Uchi-uke+Kizami-zuki+Gyaku-zuki (Kokutsu-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)

Forward

Shuto-uke + Kizami Mae-geri + Nukite (Kokutsu-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)

Forward

Maegeri + Yoko-Kekomi + Gyaku-zuki (Same feet)

Standing
  Position

Mae-geri/Yoko-geri Ke-komi/ Ushiro-geri (Zenkutsu-dachi same foot left/ right)

Various

Gyaku-zuki (Idomokuhyo : punching at different points by examiner’s direction)

 

Kata: Student’s favourite Kata; also
Shitei Kata (from Heian Shodan to Tekki Shodan) specified by examiner

 

Kumite: Jiyu Kumite

 

* Examiners
test for understanding and mastery of all karate techniques; for an
understanding of the philosophy of karate; for an ability to apply these
fundamentals and functional aspects in practice; and for an ability to instruct

 

 

5th Dan

Direction

Technique

Various

Gyaku-zuki (Idomokuhyo : punching at different points by examiner’s direction)

 

Kata: Student’s favourite Kata; also
Shitei Kata (from Heian Shodan to Tekki Shodan) specified by examiner followed
by question and answer session

 

Kumite: Jiyu Kumite

 

* Examiners
test for high-level mastery of karate techniques, and the ability to apply
technique in one’s own unique way

 

 


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