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6th KYU GRADE REQUIREMENTS

(YELLOW BELT GREEN TIP)
 
Special Skills: kicks (hook, spinning hook, spinning back, lunge, crescent), breakfall experience, side punch in horse stance (cross step and lunge punch), “U” punch, 8 point soft block set.
 
Breaklocks:  from the master list of breaklocks, perform all the front choke breaklocks.  Perform front choke breaklocks not on the master list in Shobu Line fashion for 45 seconds.
 
Bag Kick: Perform basic kicks (front, round, side, back) against the swinging bag.
 
Forms:  Three out of the five Pinans
 
One Step Kumite with single Counters:
 
Regular Facing with Regular Block
 
1.      Step back into back stance with outside cross block, step in the rear foot into cat stance striking with outer knife to ribs.
2.      Step back into back stance with outside cross block, step in with rear foot into a short horse stance striking with a side elbow to the kidney.
3.      Step back into back stance with outside cross block, slip into body punch.
4.      Step back into back stance with outside cross block, step in with lunge punch to the jaw.
5.      Step back into cat stance with outside cross block, front kick to ribs.
6.      Step back into cat stance with outside cross block, slip in with inner knife to ribs.
 
Regular Facing with Reverse Block
 
1.      Evade to front corner in zenkutsu with knife hand block, step up with rear foot into short horse stance striking with side elbow to head.
2.      Evade to front corner in zenkutsu with knife hand block, step up with rear foot into cat stance striking with a backfist to head.
 
Reverse Facing with Regular Block
 
1.      Step back into horse stance blocking with inside cross block, slip in and counter with side elbow (blocking Hand).
2.      Step back into horse stance blocking with inside cross block, slip in and counter with backfist to face (blocking hand).
 
Reverse Facing with Reverse Block
 
1.      Evade to front corner in zenkutsu with knife hand block, step in with rear foot to cat stance striking with outer knife (blocking hand) to head.
2.      Evade to front corner in zenkutsu with knife hand block, step in with rear foot to cat stance striking with and elbow strike (blocking hand) to head.
 
Blocks and counters using the Same Hand
 
1.      Rising block, full punch
2.      Rising block, hammerfist
3.      Middle block, backfist snap
4.      Middle block, palmheel
5.      Cross block, side elbow
6.      Cross block, backfist
7.      Palm push, outer knife
8.      Palm push, chicken neck strike
9.      Chicken neck block up, palmheel
10.  Chicken neck block up, face rip
11.  Oxjaw down, spear
12.  Punching block
13.  Palmheel strike while evading to front oblique
 
One and Half Minute Shobu Line against Multiple Attackers
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These are the Grade Requirements developed and used by Sensei Jensen and his students.
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