Red Belt Grading – 9th Kyu

Red Belt

9th Kyu
Red Belt with 3 Stripes

Stances

Kokutsu Dachi
Backward Leaning Stance
kokutsu-dachi
Sanchin Dachi
Hour Glass Stance
 sanchin-dachi
Musibi Dachi
Open Toe Stance
 musubi-dachi

Strikes

Seiken Ago Uchi
Snapping Punch to the Jaw
 seiken_jodan_ago_uchi

Blocks

Seiken Chudan Uchi Uke
Middle Inside to Outside Block
 seiken_chudan_uchi_uke
Seiken Chudan Soto Uke
Middle Outside to Inside Block
 seiken_chudan_soto_uke

Foot Position

Chusoku
Ball of the Foot with Toes Pulled Back
chusoku

Kicks

Mae Geri Chudan Chusoku
Front Kick with the Ball of the Foot
 mae_geri_chudan_chusoku

Breathing

Nogare – Quiet Breathing

Sanbon Kumite (3 Step Fighting)

Moving Forward – Seikan Oi Tsuki Jodan, Chudan & Gedan
Moving Backward – Jodan Uke, Seiken Chudan Soto Uke, Mae Gedan Barai, Seiken Gyaku Tsuki Chudan, Mae Gedan Barai

Fitness

20 Push-ups, 20 Sit-ups & 20 Squats

9th Kyu Advanced
Red Belt with 4 Stripes

All previous techniques to be performed whilst moving in stances.

Strikes

Seiken Gyaku Tsuki Jodan
Upper Single Reverse Front Punch
 seiken_gyaku_tsuki_jodan
Seiken Gyaku Tsuki Chudan
Middle Single Reverse Front Punch
 seiken_gyaku_tsuki_jodan
Seiken Gyaku Tsuki Gedan
Lower Single Reverse Front Punch
 seiken_gyaku_tsuki_gedan

 Kata

Taikyoku Sono Ichi
Physical Training Exercise 1
Taikyoku Sono Ni
Physical Training Exercise 2