Grading Syllabus

Keep your karate grading syllabus within arm's reach, a crucial 
companion on your karate journey. 

Kyu Grading Syllabus

Dan Grading Syllabus

Kata Videos

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Kihon Kata

This kata is required for:

  • 11th Kyu to 10th Kyu
    White with one orange stripe belt grading to white & orange belt
  • 10th Kyu to 9th Kyu
    White & orange belt grading to orange belt

Heian Shodan

This kata is required for:

  • 9th Kyu to 8th Kyu
    Orange belt grading to red belt

Heian Nidan

This kata is required for:

  • 8th Kyu to 7th Kyu
    Red belt grading to yellow belt

Heian Sandan

This kata is required for:

  • 7th Kyu to 6th Kyu
    Yellow belt grading to green belt

Heian Yondan

This kata is required for:

  • 6th Kyu to 5th Kyu
    Green belt grading to blue belt

Heian Godan

This kata is required for:

  • 5th Kyu to 4th Kyu
    Blue belt grading for purple belt

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