Crouching Tiger Karate

Shotokan Karate Colour Belt Syllabus 

BROWN WITH SINGLE WHITE STRIPE
TO BROWN WITH DOUBLE WHITE STRIPE
(2ND KYU TO 1ST KYU )
Kihon (Basic Techniques) 
All Kihon techniques are performed
from Jiyu-Dachi (Free Stance):  
1. Kizame-Zuki, Suri-Ashi, Gyaku-Zuki
(Jab, Half-Step, Reverse Punch) x3
Turn – same back 
2. Kizame-Zuki, Oi-Zuki
(Jab, Lunge Punch) x3
Turn – same back  
3. Oi-Zuki, Suri-Ashi, Kizame-Zuki
(Lunge Punch, Half-Step, Jab) x3
Turn – same back  
4. Oi-Zuki, Suri-Ashi, Gyaku-Zuki
(Lunge Punch,
Half-Step, Reverse Punch) x3
Turn – same back 
5. Kizame-Zuki, Oi-Zuki, Suri-Ashi, Gyaku-Zuki
(Jab, Lunge Punch, Half-Step, Reverse Punch) x2
Turn – same back  
6. Any Zuki Combination (Any Punching Combination)
Turn – same back  
7. Gyaku-Zuki, Mae-Geri (Reverse Punch, Front Kick) x3
Turn – same back  
8. Gyaku-Zuki, Yoko-Geri-Kekomi Reverse
Punch, Side Thrust Kick) x3
Turn – same back 
9. Ushiro-Geri,  Uraken Uchi, Gyaku-Zuki
(Back Kick, Backfist, Reverse Punch) x3
Turn – same back  
10. Mae-Geri, Yoko-Geri Kekomi, Mawashi-Geri,
Ushiro-Geri, Uraken-Uchi, Gyaku-Zuki 
(Front Kick, Side Thrust Kick, Roundhouse Kick,
Back Kick, Backfist, Reverse Punch) x1
Turn – same back  
11. Any Geri Combination
(Any Kicking Combination)
Turn – same back  
12. Stationary Kicking: Mae-Geri, Yoko-Geri,
Mawashi-Geri, Ushiro-Geri (Front Kick, Side Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Back Kick) x3
Both legs 
 
Kata:
Candidate chooses from:
Jion, Kanku-Dai, Enpi, Hangetsu, Tekki Nidan
(Must be a different Kata from your previous Grading) 
 
Examiner chooses from:
Bassai-Dai, Tekki Shodan, Heian Katas 1-5
and Taikyoku Shodan.  
 
Kumite:
Jiyu-Kumite.  Format and number of rounds
to be decided by the examiner. 
 
This is where the 
Crouching Tiger Shotokan Syllabus ends
and our Shodan Syllabus begins.
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