Member must be in good standing.
Membership must be current.
Member must have good attendance and minimal absences.
Member must be of good moral character.
Member displays applied leadership capabilities.
Member demonstrates a high maturity level.
Member demonstrates good emotional control.
Member must have required uniform and patch.
Member must comply with minimum time requirement of one (1) year six (6) months.
Dojo courtesies and etiquette.
Twenty Guiding Principles of Karate by Funakoshi (1 – 20)
Book of Five Rings (1 – 2)
Sun Tzu’s The Art of War (1 – 3)
History and Meaning of Hsin Lu and Symbol
The Warrior’s Mind Excerpt: The Master Teacher
The Warrior’s Mind Excerpt: Technique & Universal Principle
The Warrior’s Mind Excerpt: Facilitating A Student’s Development
The Warrior’s Mind Excerpt: A Multi-Dimensional Look at Kata
Level I, Level II and Level III Striking Targets
Anatomy – Nerve System
Ability to Demonstrate:
Block Series – Stationary then Moving – Multi-Level with Combinations
Open Hand Block Series – Multi-Level with Combinations
Re-Direct Series – Multi-Level with Combinations
Avoidance Concepts (Blocking with and without Hands)
Strikes Series using Forward and Reverse Punch Concept – Multi-Level with
Elbow Strike Series
Combination Strikes with Multi-Level Targets
Stance Series – Moving Forward/Moving Back/Combinations
Three Battle Stance
Kicks Series – Multi-Level with Combinations
Front Snap Kick
Front Thrust Kick
Side Snap Kick
Side Thrust Kick
Spinning Back Kick
Crescent Kick Series – Multi-Level with Combinations
Inside Crescent Kick
Outside Crescent Kick
Knee Crescent Inside Kick
Knee Crescent Outside Kick
Taikyoku Kake Uke
Taikyoku Mawashi Uke
Kihon Ippon kumite – Basic one step kumite
Gohon Kumite – five step kumite
Timed sparring line sparring with Instructors
Sanbon Kumite – three level sparring
Jiyu Ippon kumite – Free Style One Step Kumite
Kaeshi Ippon Kumite – Attack and counter one step kumite
Jiyu kumite – Free Style Kumite
Happo Kumite Eight Direction Kumite – Angle, Defense and Attack