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Shotokan Karate 7th Kyu Belt


Karate Orange Belt 9th kyu

Karate Red Belt 8th kyu

The Shotokan Karate Yellow belt is the fourth belt given to a kyu-level practitioner of this Martial Art.

7th kyu Karate Yellow Belt

To obtain this belt usually requires 4 months of continous training from red belt. The next belt after this belt is green belt.

Yellow belt requirements


Ren Zuki - (step forwards 5 times)

Age Uke, Gyaku Zuki - (step backwards 5 times)

Soto Ude Uke, Gyaku Zuki - (step forwards 5 times)

Uchi Ude Uke, Gyaku Zuki - (step backwards 5 times)

Shuto Uke from Kokutsu Dachi (step forwards 5 times )

Mae Geri Chudan (step forwards 5 times)

Mae Geri Jodan (step forwards 5 times)

Yoko Geri Keage from Kiba Dachi - (step side ways to the left then sideways to the right 5 times)

Yoko Geri Kekomi from Kiba Dachi - (5 times both sides)


Sambon Kumite (Three Step Sparring)

Jodan, Chudan, Chudan


Heian Nidan

+Any previous Kata of the Examiner's choice

Information on Karate terms

Kihon is a word (Japanese) that means "basics" or "fundamentals" and is used to refer to the basic techniques that are taught and practised as the foundation of most Japanese martial arts.

Kihon kata is prearranged partner drills. Here, two students face either other and alternate execution of a technique. This approach combines repetition with training in distancing. Targets for punching and kicking, such as bags, shields, or dummies, are also commonly used in kihon training to strengthen muscles, bones, and even skin.

Kumite is a word that basically means sparring. It is one of the three primary sections of karate training, along with kata and kihon. Kumite can be used to develop a particular technique or a skill or even used within a competition.

Kata is a word which is a way of describing detailed choreographed patterns of movements. There have been conflicting stories on why this has been created but the most commonly accepted explanatino is that it acts as a reference guide for a set of moves which can then be used in a sparring scenario. The main objective here is to try out different combinations of techniques in a safe manner.

Training Times are as follows:





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