Requirements for 1st Brown Belt

Kihon

Combinations

  • Any upper body double technique sequence
  • maegeri mawashigeri – alternating legs
  • maegeri yokokekomi – alternating legs
  • mawashigeri ushirogeri – alternating legs

Kata

Tekki Shodan

Kumite

  • kihon ippon kumite; jodan, chudan, maegeri, mawashigeri
  • bunkai – students should be prepared to demonstrate possible applications from any of the Heian kata
  • grappling – students should prepare a variety of self-defense responses to being grabbed