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(b). Kyu 9

Requirements for Kyu 9 High Yellow Belt


Heian Shodan

UFAF Basic Form 2


Fake jumping front kick

Shuffle forward, back, left,

right with jab and/or punch

Base leg kicks

Hook kicks, inside and outside crescent

Knee Stike

Spinning bottom fist

*Strikes & Kicks (See Bottom)

Questions & Answers

Who is the originator of Shotokan Karate?

What was his pen name?

Name the points of a front stance.


Shoulder/Collar grab

Wrist grabs

Street defensive posture lunging into opponent

Recognizing verbal threats


Perry/Pass and strike of choice

Block and kick

Drawing back


  • Inside Ridge Hand

  • Outside Ridge Hand

  • Uppercut

  • Half Punch

  • Vertical Spear Hand

  • Horizontal Spear Hand

  • Vertical Elbow Strike

  • Horizontal Elbow Strike

  • Three Zone Strike

  • Finger-eye rake

  • Thumb Strike

  • Palm-heel Strike

  • Tiger Claw

  • Center Punch

  • Back Fist

  • Cupped Hands to the Ears

  • Knife Hand Chop


  • Front Kick

  • Side Kick

  • Round Kick

  • Inside Crescent

  • Outside Crescent

  • Jumping Front Kick

  • Fake Jumping Front Kick

  • Hook Kick

  • Knee strike

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