Shotokan Kettering and Corby

4th DAN

DirectionTechniqueCount
ForwardKizami-zuki + Sambon Renzuki (free kamae)3 times
BackwardChudan-Uchi-uke + Kizami-zuki + Gyaku-zuki (Kokutsu-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)3 times
ForwardShuto-uke + Kizami Mae-geri + Nukite (Kokutsu-dachi to Zenkutsu-dachi)3 times
ForwardMaegeri + Yoko-Kekomi + Gyaku-zuki (Same feet)3 times
Standing PositionMae-geri/ Yoko-geri Ke-komi/ Ushiro-geri (Zenkutsu-dachi same foot left/ right)3 times
VariousGyaku-zuki (Idomokuhyo : punching at different points by examiner’s direction)5 times

Kata Student’s favourite Kata; also Shitei Kata (from Heian Shodan to Tekki Shodan) specified by examiner

Kumite Jiyu Kumite

* Examiners test for understanding and mastery of all karate techniques; for an understanding of the philosophy of karate; for an ability to apply these fundamentals and functional aspects in practice; and for an ability to instruct