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Extended Promotion Requirements

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Hanamizuki Dojo Promotion Requirements November 2010 (Bible verses are for ministry and church programs and not required for regular public classes)

WHITE  JUKYU

1 stripe: Etiquette

2 stripe: stationary punch and blocks

3 stripe: kick to knee

4 stripe: Self Defense: single wrist grab

5 stripe: Avoidance drills

6 stripe: Naihanchi shodan

7 stripe: Bible Matthew 22:37-39

 

YELLOW KUKYU

1 stripe: Vocabulary

2 stripe: Lunge punch, front stomp kick

3 stripe: Back Kick: standing, stepping and fading

4 stripe: Defense against Lapel grabs

5 stripe: Rear break fall

6 stripe: Naihanchi nidan

7 stripe: Bible 1 Corinthians 3:16-17

 

ORANGE HACHIKYU

1 stripe: Vocabulary

2 stripe: Side Break fall

3 stripe: Side stomp kick

4 stripe: Defense: rear double arm hook, two hand wrist grab

5stripe: kumite

6 stripe: Naihanchi sandan

7 stripe: Bible  1 Corinthians 6:19-20

 

PURPLE SHICHIKYU

1 stripe: defense: bear hug

2 stripe: basic three step kumite

3 stripe: round kicks

4 stripe: defense: front and side head locks

5 stripe: kumite

6 stripe: Pinan shodan

7 stripe: Bible 2 Timothy 1:7

BLUE ROKUKYU

1 stripe: shihowaza

2 stripe: forward roll

3 stripe: side snap kick

4 stripe: self defense: two hand chokes

5 stripe: kumite

6 stripe: pinan nidan and kinirotsuru

7 stripe: Bible 1 Thessalonians 5:22

 

GREEN GOKYU

1 stripe: rear roll

2 stripe: Pinan sandan and hakutsuru ni

3 stripe: Crescent kicks

4 stripe: Defense: full nelson

5 stripe: three step kumite closing with hidden blocks

6 stripe: shihonuke

7 stripe: Bible Ephesians 5:7-13

 

GREEN WITH BLACK CENTER YONKYU

1stripe: samban kumite

2 stripe: closing and opening set

3 stripe: Hook kick

4stripe: Defense

5 stripe: kumite

6 stripe: Odo no Tonfa ichi

7 stripe: Bible Matthew 5:5-9

8 stripe: Pinan yondan

9 stripe: Wansu

10 stripe: Kyan no sai

11stripe: defense

12 stripe: take downs

13 stripe: Sanchin

14 stripe: kumite


 

 

BROWN SANKYU

 awarded after completion of yonkyu stripes and having activily trained in the dojo of at least one year

BROWN NIKYU

 Pinan godan, Chounokun, Odo no nunchaku, Suiyoshi no kun ichi, defense: sucker punch, punch to key lock,  take downs, kumite

BROWN WITH BLACK CENTER ICHIKYU

 Seisan, Ananku, Odo no tonfa ni, Suiyoshi no kun ni, combination kicks, five throws from list A, 8 points of balance

BLACK SHODAN                 1ST DEGREE

minimum three years training in dojo: Passai, Kusanku, Nakamura no sai, stick defense, kumite, breaking, shima igiri bo ichi, kinjo no bo tai bo, five additional throws from list B

BLACK NIDAN                    2ND DEGREE

minimum two year after shodan: Chinto, Niseishi, Shima Igiri bo ni, Odo no sai ichi, Kinjo no Bo tai tonfa, tsuken Akachono Nunte bo, Sakugawa no kun ichi, knife defense, kumite

BLACK SANDAN                 3RD DEGREE

minumum three years after nidan: Gojushiho ni, Odo no sai ni, Nakamura no bo tai sai, Sakugawa no kun ni, Odo no kama ichi, Ko bo, Gun defense, kumite

JOKYOU TEACHER AWARD   Instructor certification awarded by Hanamizuki Director with approval of Board

BLACK YONDAN        /        4TH DEGREE

minumum four years after sandan: Gojoshiho ichi, Tokumine no kun ichi, Odo no kama ni, tsuken Akachono eiku bo, Tokumine no kun ni, Matayoshi no bo tai kama, defense against two attackers, Kumite

BLACK GODAN         /           5TH DEGREE

minimum five years after yondan: Hakutsuru ichi and ni, Tomari Passai, Odo no tekko ichi and ni, five additional throws from lists A and/or B, defense against three or more attackers, kumite

RENSHI  TEACHER AWARD       /        .    Awarded by Hanamizuki Director with approval of Board

 

BLACK ROKUDAN       /        6TH DEGREE

minimum six years after godan: Kinjo no bo tai tinbe and rochin, chatanyara no sai, iainuki

NANADAN            //              7TH DEGREE

KYOSHI SENIOR TEACHER AWARD         //  

minumum seven years after rokudan  

HACHIDAN            //              8TH DEGREE

minimum eight years after nanadan, 

KUDAN                   ///                9TH DEGREE


HANSHI MASTER TEACHER AWARD              


JUDAN                                                           

 

 

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Hanamizuki dojo now recognizes four levels of instructor certification: Hanshi, kyoshi, renshi and jokyou.

Contact Kyoshi Hershman if you would like a list of our Kobudo Division Requirements. A degree can be earned seperately in Okinawa Kobudo.