9th Kyu – 1st Kyu Grading Syllabus

Kyu Grading Syllabus for KUGB (Karate Union of Great Britain) Gradings.

9th Kyu – Orange Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
Oi Tsuki Chudan and Jodan Taekyoku Shodan (Kihon Kata) Gohon Kumite (Five step kumite)
Age Uke
Soto Uke
Uchi Uke
Mae Geri keage

8th Kyu – Red Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
As previous grading plus: Heian Shodan Gohon Kumite
Shuto uke
Yoko geri keagi
Yoko geri kekomi

7th Kyu – Yellow Belt

Kihon Kata Kumite
As previous grading plus: Heian Nidan Gohon Kumite
Age Uke, Gyaku Tsuki
Soto Uke, Gyaku Tsuki
Uchi Uke, Gyaku Tsuki

6th Kyu – Green Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
As previous grading plus: Heian Sandan Kihon Ippon Kumite (One step Kumite). With Jodan and Chudan Oi tsuki from right and left sides
Sanbon tsuki
Soto Uke, empi uchi

5th Kyu – Purple Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
As previous grading plus: Heian Yondan As previous grading plus maegeri and yoko geri kekomi attacks
Age Uke, Gyaku Tsuki, Gedan Barai
Soto Uke, Empi uchi, Uraken
Uchi Uke, Kizami Tsuki, Gyaku Tsuki
Shuto Uke, Nukite

4th Kyu – Purple and 1 white stripe Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
As previous grading plus: Heian Godan As previous Grading
Soto Uke, Enpi Uchi, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki
Shuto uke, front leg Mae Geri, Nukite
Yoko Geri Kekomi (from Zenkutsu Dachi)
Maewashi Geri

3rd Kyu – Brown Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
As previous grading plus: Tekki Shodan As previous grading plus:

Maewashi Geri Attack

Soto Uke, Enpi Uchi, Uraken, Gyaku Tsuki,Gedan Barai
Uchi uke, Kizami, Gyaku Tsuki, Gedan Barai
Ushiro Geri

2nd Kyu – Brown and 1 white stripe Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
Kizami tsuki, oi tsuki, gyaku tsuki Bassai Dai Ju Ippon Kumite with Jodan and Chudan Oi Tsuki, Chudan Mae Geri, Chudan Yoko Geri, Jodan Maewashi Geri and Chudan Ushiro Geri Attacks
Mae Geri, oi tsuki, gyaku tsuki
Yoko geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki
Maewashi Geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki
Ushiro geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki
Mae geri, yoko geri, maewashi geri, ushiro geri, uraken, gyaku tsuki

1st Kyu – Brown and 2 white stripes Belt

Kihon. Kata. Kumite
As previous grading plus: Bassai Dai. As previous grading.
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