Requirements for 2nd Brown Belt

Kihon

  • sanbonzuki
  • uke renzuki
  • sotouke yoko empi uraken gyakuzuki
  • shutouke kizami maegeri gyaku shihon nukite
  • uchiuke kizamizuki gyakuzuki
  • mawashigeri gyakuzuki
  • chudan maegeri jodan maegeri – same leg
  • chudan maegeri jodan mawashigeri – same leg
  • yoko keage yoko kekomi – alternating leg
  • shuffle-up maegeri

Kata

Tokuigata from Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion, or Empi

Kumite

  • jiyyu ippon kumite; jodan oizuki, chudan oizuki, maegeri, mawashigeri, ushirogeri
  • bunkai – any techniques from any Heian kata or Tekki Shodan (examiners’ choice)
  • bunkai – a few techniques from tokuigata (student’s choice)
  • self-defense – several responses to being grabbed or assaulted with hands, feet, and/or weapons